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3 Pounds of Marijuana Located During Scott County Traffic Stop

Date of News Release: 11/12/2008

Kentucky State Police (Post 12 Frankfort) - On Tuesday night, November 11, 2008 a Kentucky State Police Trooper assigned to Scott County located 3 pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop. Tpr. Derran Broyles observed a pickup truck being driven by a male not wearing his seat belt. Tpr. Broyles stopped the vehicle and smelled a strong odor of marijuana. A license check showed that the driver Francisco S. Gonzalez was unlicensed. The driver was arrested and 3 pounds of marijuana was located in the front vehicle compartment. Mr. Gonzalez was lodged in the Scott County Jail and charged with No Seat Belt, No Operators License and Trafficking in Marijuana. Mr. Gonzalez is also being held on an U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detainer.

The Kentucky State Police encourages the public to report any suspected drug activity to our anonymous drug tip-line at 1-800-DOPETIP.

Kentucky State Police Post 12, provides police coverage for Anderson, Fayette, Franklin, Scott, Shelby, Spencer and Woodford counties.

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