Officers with the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office were headed to serve a search warrant at the home of 33-year-old Dustin Jolly. While they were en route, an undercover detective observed Jolly leaving the home, the detective began following Jolly on to Highway 1248 and attempted to pull him over. All officers then joined the pursuit from Highway 80 on to eastbound Highway 80 as the driver began to throw contraband out of the vehicle. Jolly stopped his vehicle and surrendered to deputies. A female passenger in his vehicle, 25-year-old Katelin G. Loveless, was taken into custody as well. She was arrested on outstanding Pulaski County Warrants.
After both subjects were arrested, the suspect vehicle was impounded. The Sheriff and his deputies then returned to Shoreline Drive and executed the search warrant on the residence. The search resulted in the seizure of over $4500 cash, two handguns (one handgun in the residence and one handgun in the vehicle), electronic scales and baggies, marijuana, klonopin tablets, valium tablets, Xanax tablets, hydrocodone tablets, and approximately 4 ounces of methamphetamine. A Honda motorcycle and a Yamaha motorcycle were also seized.
Dustin D. Jolly was charged with the following:
- Fleeing or Evading Police, 1st Degree (motor vehicle)
- Disregarding stop sign
- Wanton Endangerment-1st Degree-Police Officer (Two Counts)
- Reckless driving
- Possession of a firearm by a convicted felon
- Tampering with Physical Evidence
- Trafficking in a Controlled Substance, 1st Degree, 1st Offense (> or = 2 grams Methamphetamine)
- Wanton Endangerment-1st Degree
Dustin D. Jolly and Katelin G. Loveless were lodged in the Pulaski County Detention Center without further incident. The investigation continues by the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office.