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Drug Arrest in Mannington, KY

Date of News Release: 02/08/2006

Mannington, KY (Christian County) - On Tuesday, February 7, 2006 at approximately 11:38 p.m., officers from the Kentucky State Police Post 2 Madisonville executed a search warrant at a residence located on Mannington Loop. During their search, officers discovered 21½pounds of marijuana. The marijuana was seized along with cash and drug paraphernalia. The owner of the home, Alan R. Vandiver age 42, was arrested without incident and charged with trafficking in marijuana over 5 pounds 2nd offense and possession of drug paraphernalia 2nd offense. He was lodged in the Christian County Jail.

Image of marijuana that was seized   Image of marijuana that was seized

TO ANONYMOUSLY REPORT ANY TYPE OF SUSPECTED ILLEGAL DRUG ACTIVITY, CITIZENS CAN CALL THE KSP TOLL-FREE DRUG TIP HOTLINE, 1-800-DOPETIP (1-800-367-3847). THE HOTLINE IS ANSWERED 24 HOURS A DAY, SEVEN DAYS A WEEK.

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