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Drug Arrest in Adair County, KY

Date of News Release 01/25/05

(Columbia, KY) - Officers from the Kentucky State Police, the Adair County Sheriff's Department, and the Hidta Drug Task Force executed a search warrant at Gene M. Smith's residence, on VanHoy Lane in Adair County. During the search the officers seized several pounds of processed marijuana, a small quantity of Cocaine, a vehicle, and several firearms.

Fifty-year-old, Gene M. Smith was arrested at the scene and charged with Possession of Marijuana, Possession of a Controlled Substance 1st Degree, Trafficking in Marijuana over 8 ounces with Firearms Enhancement, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. He was lodged in the Adair County Regional Jail.

The investigation is continuing by Kentucky State Police Detective Russell Decker.

"The Kentucky State Police encourages the public to report any suspected drug activity to our anonymous drug tip-line at 1-800-DOPETIP"

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