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UPDATE: Pair from Detroit Arrested after Drug Buy and Police Chase

By: Olivia Fecteau Email
By: Olivia Fecteau Email

BOYD COUNTY, Ky. (WSAZ) – Two men that deputies say were involved in a undercover drug buy were arrested following a police pursuit down U.S 23 Saturday night.

The Boyd County Sheriff’s Office says Kevin M. Holmes, Jr., 23, and Adrian D. Ludaway, 23, both of Detroit, Michigan sold more than two grams of heroin to undercover officers with the Drug Task Force.

Deputies say the alleged deal happened in the parking lot of a motel in Catlettsburg, Ky.

According to a news release, following the undercover buy deputies tried to stop the men’s’ car after they took off down U.S. 23. When deputies ordered the men to pull over, the driver swerved at deputies trying to them run them off the road.

Deputies eventually forced the suspect’s car off the road using a “pit maneuver” and took the men into custody.

Deputies say they found heroin and cash inside the car.

Holmes, the driver of the car, was taken to the hospital and treated for his injuries. He was charged with trafficking in a controlled substance for heroin, fleeing from police, wanton endangerment and driving on an expired license.

Ludaway has been charged with complicity to traffic a controlled substance for heroin.

Deputies expect more arrests in the case..

Both men are in the Boyd County Detention Center.

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