Officer Steven Douglas
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Large Marijuana Seizure-Whitley County
Date of News Release: 06/21/2012
(Williamsburg, KY) On Thursday June 21st 2012 around 9:43 A.M. Officer Steven Douglas with the Kentucky State Police-Vehicle Enforcement conducted a traffic stop on I-75 northbound near the 1 mile marker in Whitley County Kentucky.
During the stop officer Douglas learned 58 yr old Carl R. Bradshaw of Cincinnati Ohio was operating a 2003 Chevy Z-71 Tahoe at a high rate of speed and in a careless manner. While on the stop, Douglas smelled an odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle and asked the driver to step from the vehicle at which time consent to search was obtained.
Located in the rear passenger compartment of the vehicle was a suitcase and duffle bag containing approximately 45-50 lbs of marijuana. Bradshaw was arrested without incident and lodged in the Whitley Co Detention Center.
Assisting on the scene: CVE Sgt. Greg Ream, K-9 Officer Landry Collett, Whitley County Deputy Shawn Jackson. Officer Steven Douglas continues the investigation.