A 31-year-old man faces charges of manufacturing methamphetamine after he ran a stop sign and was stopped by Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office deputies.
Jonathan Palmer was stopped in a 1996 pickup after running a stop sign at Gates and Moses Road. As deputies made contact with Palmer in the truck, the noticed a strong odor. Inside the truck were ingredients used in making meth. Authoritiess noticed a “shake and bake” bottle that was actively cooking, according to a released statement.
Palmer’s passenger managed to escape by jumping from the truck before Palmer came to a stop at a driveway in the 7500 block of Moses Road. Palmer attempted to escape, but was apprehended by Deputy Jeremy Wright.
Palmer also faces three counts of reckless endangerment.