TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Christian County Drug Arrest
Tpr. Franklin stopped Cornelius Harris for a speeding violation on the Pennyrile Parkway approximately 2 miles north of Crofton. A computer license check on Mr. Harris' operator's license revealed that it was suspended.
Mr. Harris was arrested for speeding, operating on a suspended operator's license, no insurance, and failure to wear seatbelt. A search of his person revealed approximately 30 grams of suspected crack cocaine in his pants. This resulted in Mr. Harris being charged with trafficking in a controlled substance 1st degree 1st offense-cocaine.
He was lodged in the Christian County Detention Center. The investigation is continuing.