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Felony Drug Arrest in Hopkins County

Date of News Release: 11/29/2008

(Madisonville, KY) - Mr. Michael J. Bucy was stopped for speeding and no seatbelt. During initiation of the traffic stop, Mr. Bucy was observed concealing something in the seat beside him. A concealed handgun was located in the vehicle in the center of the seat hidden under clothing. No other contraband was discovered in Mr. Bucy's vehicle. Mr. Bucy attempted to conceal a baggie of Methamphetamine under the rear seat of Trooper Rice's vehicle. Mr. Bucy was lodged in the Hopkins County Jail. He was charged with Speeding, No Seatbelt, Possession of a Controlled Substance 1st Degree (Methamphetamine), Tampering With Physical Evidence, Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon.

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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