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 Meth Investigation Results in Three Madisonville Residents Fleeing Scene

KENTUCKY  (03/27/2015) – The Madisonville Police Department has released information regarding a Meth investigation with one suspect still on the loose.

On March 26, 2015, the Madisonville Police Department partnered with the Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office in an investigation of suspicious drug activity at a residence on McLeod Avenue. As officers investigated, Probable Cause was established and a search warrant was obtained for the residence.

When officers arrived at the home, a brown Ford Escape fled the scene, barely missing hitting officers. A short vehicle pursuit followed, with the Ford Escape coming to a stop a few blocks away and the driver, Charles Fugate, fleeing the scene on foot. Fugate is currently being sought by police officials.

At the same time of the pursuit, officers entered the home and two individuals fled on foot. Both were captured. These individuals have been identified as Kami Rickard and Phillip Young, both of which were arrested and housed in the Hopkins County Detention Center.

An undisclosed amount of synthetic drugs and suspected Meth were recovered.

If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of Charles Fugate, contact the Madisonville Police Department at 270-821-1720, or Hopkins County Crime Stoppers at 270-825-1111. Crime Stoppers is offering a $250.00 reward for information leading to the arrest of Fugate. Fugate (Pictured here)is a 32-year-old white male, approximate 5’8 tall and weighing around 135 lbs. He has brown eyes and brown hair.

Information provided by the Madisonville Police Department
Posted by J.L. Graham
KenCo News