Three arrested after high-speed car chase leads local law enforcement to drugs


Reporter- Briana Conner

CALLOWAY COUNTY, Ky.— Three people have been arrested after a high-speed car chase leads local sheriff's deputies to drugs.

Tim Smith was behind the wheel when Calloway County Sheriff's Deputies say he was clocked going 30 miles over the speed limit on Kentucky 94 East, just outside of Murray Friday afternoon.

The chase, which reached top seeds of 80 to 90 miles an hour, ended at a home off of Knight Road. Smith and his passenger, Evan Pitman, ran inside the home, but both eventually came out and were arrested. Holly Cherry was inside the home. Deputies arrested her after finding meth and drug paraphernalia during a search. They also found a backpack with meth making materials inside the car.

Smith faces multiple charges, including speeding, fleeing and evading, and meth manufacturing. Pitman is charged with manufacturing meth and fleeing and evading. Cherry is charged with possession of a controlled substance.

Calloway County Sheriff's Deputies were assisted by Kentucky State Police and The Murray Police Department.