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Drug Arrest in Hopkins County

Date of News Release: 01/09/2009

(Madisonville, KY) - On January 8, 2009, at approximately 8:00 p.m., Kentucky State Police troopers, with the assistance of the Dawson Springs Police Department, executed a search warrant at Franklin D. Hunt's residence on Eli Street in Dawson Springs. As a result of the search, troopers located several illegal drugs including marijuana and pills such as, oxycodone, xanax, clanazapan, hydrocodone, and cyclobenzaprine. Drug paraphernalia was also located. Mr. Franklin was arrested without incident and charged with Possession Controlled Substance 1st Degree 1st Offense, Possession Controlled Substance 2nd Degree 1st Offense, Possession Controlled Substance 3rd Degree 1st Offense, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia 2nd Offense & Prescription Controlled Substance Not In Proper Container 1st Offense. He was lodged in the Hopkins 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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