TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Dawson Springs, Ky Felony Drug Investigation
Date of News Release: 03/19/2009
Madisonville, Ky. - On March 18, 2009, at approximately 8:26 P.M., Kentucky State Police Troopers, with the assistance of Dawson Springs Police Department, executed a Search Warrant at Mr. Stephen L. Clayton's residence in Dawson Springs, KY. As a result of the search, Troopers located several illegal drugs including Methamphetamine, Controlled Substance Prescription Medication, and Marijuana. Multiple items of drug paraphernalia were also recovered including corner baggies, smoking straws, a razor blade, and burnt aluminum foil, all with Methamphetamine residue. Trooper Derek Smith arrested Mr. Clayton for Possession of Controlled Substance 1st Degree 1st Offense Methamphetamine, Possession of Controlled Substance 2nd Degree 1st Offense, Illegal Possession of Legend Drug, Prescription Controlled Substance Not in Proper Container 1st Offense, Possession of Marijuana, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia 1st Offense. He was taken to the Hopkins County Detention Center where he was processed and lodged.
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.