TFC Michael Murriell
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 14, Ashland
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Anonymous Tip Leads to the Arrest of a Fugitive from Florida
(Ashland, KY) - The Kentucky State Police at Ashland Post received an anonymous tip that Keith Allen Prater who as wanted out of the state of Florida was residing at a residence on Highway 644 in Lawrence County. Upon receiving the information Troopers Phillip Claxon Unit 383 and Aaron Martin Unit 932 responded to the residence where they found Prater. After confirmation was made through the state of Florida that Prater was wanted, Prater was arrested and charged with Fugitive from another state; possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of controlled substance 3rd. Megan B Estep was also arrested at the residence and also charged with possession of controlled substance 3rd, possession of drug paraphernalia 1st and hindering prosecution 1st. The Case is under investigation by Trooper Claxon and Trooper Martin.