TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Drug Arrest in Calloway County
Date of News Release: 06/02/2007
(Mayfield, KY) - Brett Nance was southbound on US641 when he was stopped for a traffic violation. There was a strong smell of marijuana coming from the vehicle and after roadside interview it was learned that Mr. Nance was operating on a suspended license. During a search incident to arrest, Trooper Bowman and Trooper Boyd discovered a large amount of marijuana, small amount of crystal methamphetamine, 9mm handgun, and drug paraphernalia. Mr. Nance was lodged in the Calloway County Jail and charged with Trafficking in Marijuana under 8ozs firearm enhanced, Possession of Controlled Substance 1st degree firearm enhanced, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Failure to Wear Seatbelt, Failure to Signal, Failure of Nonowner to Maintain Insurance, Operating on suspended or revoked license, and Carrying Concealed Deadly Weapon.