TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Traffic Stop Leads to Arrest in Oak Grove, KY
Date of News Release: 05/19/2006
Oak Grove, KY (Christian County) - On May 19, 2006 at approximately 11:30 a.m., Tpr. Mark Franklin conducted a traffic stop on a 1999 Chevrolet Blazer driven by Andrea Schnieder for several traffic violations. Upon walking up to the vehicle, Tpr. Franklin detected the odor of marijuana coming from it. Tpr. Franklin requested consent to search the vehicle and it was granted. Tpr. Franklin located marijuana and drug paraphernalia in the vehicle. Andrea Schnieder age 26 of Terre Haute, IN and her passenger, David Hancock age 25 of Terre Haute, IN, were arrested and charged with multiple drug and traffic offenses. Both were lodged in the Christian County Detention Center.
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.