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Drug Arrest on Rakestraw Bottoms Road in Webster County

Date of News Release: 03/05/2008

(Webster County) - Trooper Oughton, Unit 463 and Trooper William Braden, Unit 593 were traveling on Rakestraw Bottoms Road when they observed a 2001 Chevy Pickup Truck pulled over to the edge of the roadway. Trooper Oughton, Unit 463 conducted a routine traffic stop with the truck. When units approached the vehicle a scent of Marijuana was detected. Approximately 1.2 ounces of Marijuana was confiscated from the vehicle. Mr. Lance G. Andrews age 19 was charged with DUI 1st, Trafficking Marijuana less than 8 ounces 1st, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Mr. Christopher T. Belt age 19 was charged with Public Intoxication and Possession of Marijuana. Both were taken into custody and lodged in the Webster County Jail.

TO ANONYMOUSLY REPORT ANY TYPE OF SUSPECTED ILLEGAL DRUG ACTIVITY, CITIZENS CAN CALL THE KSP TOLL-FREE DRUG TIP HOTLINE, 1-800-DOPETIP. THE HOTLINE IS ANSWERED 24 HOURS A DAY, SEVEN DAYS A WEEK.

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