Captain Bill Payton
Kentucky State Police
Drug Enforcement / Special Investigations Branch
P.O. Box 5125
Bowling Green, KY 42102
Trafficking Controlled Substance Investigation in McCracken County
Date of News Release: 04/10/2012
(McCracken County , Ky.) -- On Friday, April 6, 2012, Kentucky State Police DE/SI West concluded a month long drug investigation after initiating a traffic stop in Paducah, Kentucky. The investigation led units to stop a vehicle operated by David Kofron of Paducah, Kentucky. Mr. Kofron was employed as a courier by Express Courier to transport prescription drugs by truck.
Upon search of vehicle, units located a pharmaceutical bottle of Hydrocodone and charged Mr. Kofron with Trafficking Controlled Substance, 2nd Degree. Mr. Kofron was lodged in the McCracken County Jail. Kentucky State Police worked in conjunction with the Paducah Police Department and the investigation continues as further arrests are pending.
To anonymously report any type of suspected illegal drug activity, citizens can call the KSP toll-free drug tip hotline, 1-800-DOPETIP. The hotline is answered 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Agencies Involved: Kentucky State Police and Paducah Police Department