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Police Say Man Charged After Fleeing Drug Sting

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Posted at 10:40 AM, Oct 21, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-21 10:40:18-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — A man who was about to be arrested in a drug sting faces many more charges after Lexington police say he lead them on a dangerous chase.

An informant working with Lexington police allegedly arranged to purchase heroin from 20-year-old Maurice Love on Friday night.

Authorities said that when police arrived, Love sped away in his vehicle.

Police say Love crashed, then ran into a construction area where he fell and injured himself.

Love faces several charges, including drug trafficking conspiracy and fleeing police.