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Three Arrested on Drug Charges in Hopkins County

Date of News Release: 03/15/2009

(Madisonville, Ky.) - On 03/14/2009, a White Dodge Neon pulled up to a Traffic Safety Checkpoint at KY336 & KY2171 . As Trooper Anderson Approached the vehicle, he saw a large bag of marijuana in plain view lying on the back seat of the vehicle. Through further investigation, units located several bags of marijuana, open alcohol beverage containers, a loaded hand gun, and several bullets for the hand gun.

Scott E Sellers, age 29 of Madisonville, Ky was arrested and charged with Trafficking in Marijuana (Less than 8 oz 1st offense).

Siris Q Quarles, age 35 of Oak Grove, Ky was arrested and charged with Trafficking in Marijuana (Less than 8 oz 1st offense), Alcohol Intoxication, Resisting Arrest, Possession of Open Alcohol Container in Motor Vehicle, Possession of Firearm by Convicted Felon.

Corey D Quarles, age 31 of Providence, Ky was arrested and charged with Trafficking in Marijuana (Less than 8 oz 1st offense), Alcohol Intoxication, Possession of Open Alcohol Container in Motor Vehicle, Possession of Firearm by Convicted Felon.

All three were 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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