Police: Man tries swallowing suspected bag of crystal meth during arrest

Police: Man tries swallowing suspected bag of crystal meth during arrest

HOPKINS CO., Ky. (WFIE) - Police say a Madisonville man tried to swallow a bag of suspected crystal meth during his arrest.

According to police, they have been looking for 27-year-old Jacob Ruckert since June. He was wanted on several charges including trafficking meth and fleeing or evading police.

Officers say they found him at a home in Nebo. As they were trying to arrest Ruckert, police say a bag of crystal meth fell out of his mouth.

Police: Man tries swallowing suspected bag of crystal meth during arrest
Police: Man tries swallowing suspected bag of crystal meth during arrest

He is now facing additional charges of possession of meth and tampering with physical evidence.

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