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Drug Arrest in Bowling Green, KY

Date of News Release: 03/17/2006

(BOWLING GREEN, KY) - On 03/16/06, while on routine patrol on KY 231 south of Bowling Green, KSP units observed a Chevrolet pickup truck weaving on the roadway. Upon stopping the vehicle, units discoved Dennyson Warfield was driving on suspened license and acting extremely nervous. Warfield was arrested and K-9 units were contacted to check his vehicle. The Kentucky State Police and the South Central Kentucky Drug Task Force K-9 units were utilized and received a positive hit on the vehicle but no drugs were found inside. Warfield was then transported to the Warren County jail where 8 ounces of crack cocaine with an approximate street value of $10,000 was located upon Warfield's person. Warfield refused to be searched at the jail and a subsequent assault on a Deputy Jailer resulted. Warfield was charged with Trafficking In Controlled Substance cocaine, Driving on Suspended License, Assault of a Police Officer and Introducing Contraband. Cases will be reviewed by Commonwealth's Attorney for possible referral to U.S. Attorney's office.

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.

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