Suspect Fleeing Traffic Stop Leads to Seizure of Drugs and Vehicle April 7, 2018 On 4/7/18 at approximately 9:45 pm, Cpl. Shane Hanshew attempted to stop a Mazda sedan for suspicion of DUI on Highway 92 at the I-40 East on ramp. The suspect vehicle then fled onto I-40 east reaching speeds over 115 mph. Cpl. Hanshew terminated the pursuit at the I-40/I-81 split, after obtaining the tag number, due to traffic conditions, speed, and the reckless manner which the vehicle was being operated. At approximately 3:30 am Jefferson County Sheriff’s Deputies located the vehicle at the residence listed on the registration but the suspect had fled on foot. Cpl. Hanshew then went to the scene to impound the vehicle to continue the investigation. Before towing, officers performed a routine inventory of the vehicle. An inventory of the vehicle revealed approximately 19 grams of crystal meth, 42 Alprazolam pills,approximately 6 grams of marijuana,digital scales,multiple jewelers bags, and several other items consistent with the distribution of narcotics. Officers also located several rounds of ammunition and a bullet proof vest inside the vehicle. Arrest warrants have been issued for the suspect, Jeffrey Scott Horner of Talbott, for Possession of Schedule 2,4,& 6 Narcotics with Intent to Distribute , Felony Evading Arrest, Felony Reckless Endangerment , and several other charges. Mr. Horner is also wanted out of Hamblen County on multiple warrants. DPD Officers Hanshew and Batts were assisted in the case by Jefferson County Sheriffs Deputies as well as Constable Lathe Daniels.