TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Knock and Talk and Arrest in Green County
Date of News Release: 06/04/07
(Columbia, KY) - On Wednesday May 30, 2007 units from Kentucky State Police West Drug Enforcement Branch, KSP Post 15, Greensburg Police Department, and Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms conducted a knock and talk at the residence of Lawrence Yates on Hugh Paxton Road after an anonymous information was received that Yates was in possession of dynamite and a large quantity of marijuana. Yates consented to a search of his residence. Seized was 20 pounds of marijuana, 15 guns, and several sticks of dynamite. Yates will be indicted at a later date.
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.