TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Drug Arrest and Money Seizure in Marshall County, KY
Date of News Release: 01/06/2006
(Marshall County, KY.) Trooper Williams stopped a 2003 GMC van on Interstate 24 4 miles west of Calvert City for a traffic violation and a citation was issued for that violation.
Trooper Williams noticed several indicators and asked for consent to search, before he began the search, the driver stated there was marijuana in the vehicle. A 2nd passenger was search with permission and a baggie of cocaine was found.
The following items were located inside the vehicle and seized: marijuana, cocaine, and $5000 in cash.
A 3rd passenger was released.
Both David Robbins and Renard Wade were arrested. Mr. Robbbins was charged with Possession of Controlled Substance 1st Degree-Cocaine, Possession of Marijuana. Mr. Wade was chared with Possession of marijuana. Both are lodged in the Marshall County Jail.