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Drug Arrest in Muhlenberg County

Date of News Release: 04/10/20

(Muhlenberg County) - Trooper Brandon McPherson conducted a traffic stop on KY 2270 West and suspected that the driver, Edwin R. Evitts, was intoxicated. After conducting further investigation Mr. Evitts was arrested for DUI. The passenger, Scotty Cartwright, was arrested for Alcohol Intoxication in a Public Place. During the investigation Trooper McPherson located a small bag of methamphetamine that belonged to Mr. Cartwright. Both subjects were lodged in the Muhlenberg County Detention Center.

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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