BOYLE COUNTY, Ky. (FOX 56) – During a narcotics investigation in the Junction City area, a deputy attempted to conduct a traffic stop.

According to the Boyle County Sheriff’s Office, the vehicle, driven by Billie Tharp, fled heading toward Danville. Tharp continued to flee into Danville where she promptly entered a driveway. When trying to leave the driveway, she rammed into a Boyle County police car. After briefly struggling, Tharp was placed under arrest.

Deputies located nearly 3 ounces of methamphetamines and 10 grams of heroin along with some cash. They also learned Tharp had overdosed on heroin during the pursuit.

Tharp promptly received medical care for her overdose before being sent to the Boyle County Detention Center.

Boyle County Sheriff’s Office reported Tharp has been charged with: Operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs, trafficking in a controlled substance (meth & heroin), fleeing/evading 1st Degree (motor vehicle), wanton endangerment 1st Degree, drug paraphernalia, and numerous traffic offenses.

Tharp also had 18 active arrest warrants in Anderson, Boone, Boyle, Lincoln, Rockcastle, and Woodford counties.