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Letcher County Drug Arrest

Date of News Release: 11/13/2008

(Hazard, KY) - Officers with the Kentucky State Police Post 13 in Hazard, H.I.D.T.A. Drug Task Force, Letcher County Sheriff's Department & Kentucky State Police Division of Commercial Vehicle Enforcement conducted a traffic stop on Highway 119 North in the Mayking Community of Letcher County. Troopers with the assistance of a KSP Division of Commercial Vehicle Enforcement K-9 were able to locate and seize a large quantity of Oxycontin & Hydrocodone pain pills along with approximately $23,000.00 in cash which was located inside the 1998 Jeep Cherokee. The operator of the vehicle, Allen Layne Mullins, Jr. (Age 64) of Edison, TN (who is a Letcher County native) was arrested and has been charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance 1st Degree and has been lodged in the Letcher County Jail in Whitesburg, KY. This investigation remains open and further arrests are forthcoming. Anyone who has information on this drug investigation or any other information is ask to call 1-800-DOPE-TIP, all information received will be held confidential and you are not required to leave your name.

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