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Franklin Co. police: 2 officers injured in fight during arrest

Posted at 6:11 AM, Nov 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-11 06:11:37-05

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — The Franklin County Sheriff's Department said two officers were injured two weeks ago during a traffic stop that turned into a drug bust.

Authorities said a deputy and a sergeant stopped a vehicle about 8:30 p.m. on Oct. 28 along Holmes Street.

Police said 33-year-old Terrence Sharp tried to flee and then fought with the officers. Both of the officers sustained minor injuries.

Officials said a search of Sharp's vehicle turned up 74 grams of marijuana, 197 oxycodone 30 mg tablets, and 15 grams of crack cocaine.

Sharp was charged with third-degree assault on a police officer, first-degree fleeing and evading, trafficking in cocaine, and first-degree trafficking in opiates, over 10 dosage units.

Sharp was being held in the Franklin County Detention Center.