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Felony Arrest in Hart County

Date of News Release: 06/13/2011

(Bowling Green, Ky.) -- On Monday, June 13, 2011, the Kentucky State Police Post 3 Bowling Green and the Hart County Sheriff's Department responded to 60 Fairview Church Pascal Road in Hart County, Kentucky, to serve an indictment warrant on Matthew Ferguson (34) of Hardyville, Kentucky. Law Enforcement personnel located Mr. Ferguson and found an active methamphetamine lab in his possession. A search warrant was issued and several other drug related items were discovered at this residence.

Matthew Ferguson was arrested and charged with Manufacturing Methamphetamine 1st, Tampering with Physical Evidence, Drug Paraphernalia Buy/Possession, and Resisting Arrest.

A Hart Count Indictment Warrant was also served on Mr. Ferguson for Unlawful Possession of a Meth Precursor 1st Offense. He was lodged in the Hart County Jail.

The investigation is ongoing and is being led by Trooper Joel Huff. He was assisted by Kentucky State Police Sergeant Jerry Hobson, Detective Tim Adams, Hart County Sheriff's Deputy Kenneth Glass, Caverna Hospital ER and the Hart County Attorney's Office.

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