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Hopkins County Drug Arrest

Date of News Release: 02/22/2009

(Madisonville, KY) - Trooper Bob Winters and Trooper John Komar were conducting a Traffic Safety Checkpoint on Old Nortonville White Plains Road. Daniel D. Holeman came through the checkpoint on a motorcycle. Upon troopers asking him for his license and insurance, Mr. Holeman sped away from the scene. After a short vehicle pursuit, Mr. Holeman abandoned the motorcycle and fled on foot though an open field and into a wooded area. Troopers continued to pursue the subject until they lost sight of him. After a brief search of the area, the subject was located and attempted to flee on foot a second time. Mr. Holeman was apprehended without further incident and lodged in the Hopkins County Jail. Daniel D. Holeman was charged with Operating on a Suspended License, Fleeing or Evading Police 1st Offense, Motor Vehicle, Fleeing or Evading Police 2nd Offense, on foot, Manufacturing Methamphetamine 1st Offense, Possession of a Controlled Substance 1st Degree 1st Offense, Reckless Driving, Failure of Owner to Maintain Required Insurance 1st offense, and Failure to Register Transfer of Motor Vehicle.

TO ANONYMOUSLY REPORT ANY TYPE OF SUSPECTED ILLEGAL DRUG ACTIVITY, CITIZENS CAN CALL THE KSP TOLL-FREE DRUG TIP HOTLINE, 1-800-DOPETIP. THE HOTLINE IS ANSWERED 24 HOURS A DAY, SEVEN DAYS A WEEK.

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