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Pursuit/Meth Lab Criminal Investigation in Jefferson County, KY

Date of News Release: 12/28/2005

(Elizabethtown, KY) - On Tuesday, December 27th, at approximately 17:34 hours, Trooper Hines was patrolling I-65 in Jefferson County when he attempted to stop a vehicle for speeding. Trooper Hines got in pursuit of the vehicle when it failed to stop. After a brief pursuit Trooper Hines lost sight of the vehicle and terminated the pursuit. The vehicle was later located by LMPD near the Eastern Parkway Exit. Upon further investigation the vehicle was discovered to be stolen out of Spencer County and contained a Meth Lab inside the vehicle. Louisville Metro Police Department assisted Kentucky State Police in the lab clean up and evidence collection. The suspect had fled the scene and was not located. The incident is still under investigation.

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