It didn’t take long, and started with one arrest– for the Laurel County Sheriff’s Office to bust a local methamphetamine ring.
According to the Sheriff’s Office, the investigation began January 25th with the arrest of 29 year old Jalen Pasley, who also goes by the name Jalen Marshall. Police say he was allegedly distributing meth from Louisville to Laurel County. After following Pasley deputies attempted to stop the vehicle when Pasley fled. Police say a high speed chase ensued that ended in Whitley County.
During the chase, Pasley allegedly threw around 2 pounds of methamphetamine from his car. His capture led to the arrest of 29 year old Dustin Bice, who allegedly was buying the drug in Laurel County. During a search of Bice’s home police uncovered firearms and explosives as well. Both are now lodged in the Laurel County Correctional Center.