TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Drug Arrest in Russell County
Date of News Release: 05/30/07
(Columbia, KY) - On Wednesday, May 30th, 2007 the Kentucky State Police Post at Columbia executed a search warrant at 312 HWY 1611, Russell Springs, KY. This was the result of an investigation conducted by Trooper Young following a traffic stop.
Illegal prescription pills, marijuana and drug paraphernalia were seized as a result of the search warrant. Arrested was Gerald (Oakwood) Popplewell on the charges of Trafficking in a Controlled Substance, Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Popplewell was lodged in the Russell County Jail.
The Russell Springs Police Department and the Russell County Sheriff's Department assisted.