TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Trafficking in Marijuana over 5 lbs. Arrest
Date of News Release: 08/24/2007
(Mayfield, KY) - After receiving a tip from DEA, KSP Det. Michael Williams U/424 intercepted a package from a delivery company believed to contain marijuana. KSP Trp. David Archer and his canine Rex checked on the packaged and the dog alerted on it. A search warrant was executed and approx. 15 pounds of marijuana was discovered in the package. Det. Williams posed as a delivery driver and delivered the package to a female at the residence. Further investigation led to the arrest of two males(Gabino Lopez & David Delacruz), along with the female (Laura Ladd) who accepted the package. The investigation is continuing by Det. Michael Williams.