Pembroke Man Charged With Fleeing From Police

A Pembroke man was charged after he allegedly fled from police during a traffic stop in Hopkinsville Tuesday night.

Hopkinsville Police say 40-year-old Larry Gibbs was the passenger in a vehicle that police had stopped and he fled on foot down a ravine before being tased by law enforcement.

Gibbs reportedly told police he ran due to a contempt of court warrant he was wanted for.

After a search of the vehicle police reportedly found a digital scale and a partially smoked marijuana cigarette.

He is charged with first-degree fleeing or evading police, resisting arrest, and possession of marijuana.