TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Cocaine Arrest in Hickman County
Date of News Release: 07/08/2007
(Mayfield, KY) - Trooper Miller observed a 2000 white Toyota pickup with no tail lights. Trooper Miller initiated a traffic stop and while talking to the driver, he observed Mr. Phillip J. Morgan (passenger) acting nervous. Trooper Miller asked Mr. Morgan to step out of the vehicle, where he asked for consent to search his person. Mr. Morgan gave the consent to search and Trooper Miller found crack cocaine wrapped in plastic inside of a cigarette package weighing approximately 0.3 grams. Trooper Miller arrested Mr. Morgan for possession of a controlled substance 1st degree, 1st offense; and Possession of drug paraphernalia. Mr Morgan was lodged in the Hickman County Detention Center.