TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Drug Arrest in Christian County
Date of News Release: 03/20/2008
(Madisonville, KY) - While on routine patrol, Troopers Wilson and Newby observed a vehicle traveling at 88 miles per hour in a 70 mile per hour zone. A traffic stop was conducted on the vehicle for speeding. Upon approaching the vehicle, the Troopers observed a strong odor of marijuana. After further investigation, the driver of the vehicle, Shira D. Green was arrested for Operating Motor Vehicle under the Influence of Alcohol/Drugs/Etc and also charged with speeding. A search of the vehicle revealed a marijuana cigarette in the passenger side of the vehicle. The passenger, Lina M. Bell, was arrested for public intoxication and possession of Marijuana. Both subjects were lodged in the Christian County Jail.