Master Trooper Norman Chaffins
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 4, Elizabethtown
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Larue County Constable Arrested By Kentucky State Police
Date of News Release: 05/07/2012
(HODGENVILLE, KY) – On Monday, May 07, 2012 at approximately 1:00 p.m. ET KSP Troopers responded to a residence on White City Road in Hodgenville, KY in attempt to serve a Hardin County warrant on 40 year old Jeffrey W. Metcalf. Metcalf is a Larue County Constable and was wanted for Theft By Deception (cold checks) out of Hardin County. Troopers were met at the door of the residence by Metcalf's girlfriend. During the conversation with the girlfriend, Metcalf fled from the residence into the woods behind the house. Metcalf was later discovered in the woods where he was arrested without further incident. It was believed that Metcalf was armed when he fled the residence due to a statement made by the girlfriend. Troopers arrested him at 1:52 p.m. and charged him with Fleeing and Evading 1st Degree. He was lodged in the Larue County Detention Center. KSP was assisted by Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officers. The investigation is ongoing by Tpr. Chris Berry.