This Thursday afternoon around 3 p.m., Scott County, Tennessee 911 center contacted KSP Post 11 London and advised that their units were in a vehicle pursuit of a blue, Harley Davidson Motorcycle on US 27 that would soon be crossing into Kentucky. They requested Post 11 London to take over the pursuit.
Trooper Shaler Jones took over the pursuit on US27 in the Strunk area of McCreary County, assisted by the McCreary County Sheriff’s Office.
The operator of the motorcycle, Daniel K. Clark, 32 years old of Stearns, reportedly wrecked the motorcycle and fled on foot and hid in some tall grass. Trooper Jones soon located Clark, and after a brief struggle he was arrested. KSP reports they found 84.89 grams of suspected crystal meth in Clarks possession.
Mr. Clark was charged with:
- Fleeing or evading police 1st.
- Trafficking in controlled substance METH
- Operating motor vehicle under the influence
- And several traffic related offences.
Clark was taken to the Knox County Jail.
Trooper Jones is continuing the investigation. He was assisted by the McCreary County Sheriff’s Office.