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Drug Arrest in Clay County

Date of News Release: 02/12/2008

(London, KY) - On Tuesday February 12, 2008 at approximately 2:00 PM, Kentucky State Police Detective Mike Bowling conducted an investigation into possible drug activity at a residence on Balls Branch Road in Clay County.

Upon arrival Detective Bowling contacted the resident, Theo L. Hoskins, 65, of Manchester. During the investigation into the complaint Detective Bowling discovered drugs, drug paraphernalia and a handgun.

Hoskins was arrested and charged with Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 3RD Degree 2ND Offense, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia 2ND Offense and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon. Hoskins was lodged in the Clay County Detention Center.

Detective Bowling, who continues the investigation, was assisted by KSP Troopers Greg Hill and Nick Metcalf, Officers of the Clay County Sheriff's Office, Officers of the Manchester Police Department and UNITE Detective Patrick Robinson.

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