TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Hopkins County Cultivating Marijuana Arrest
Date of News Release: 08/19/2009
(Madisonville, Ky.) -- On August 19, 2009 a Post 2 Marijuana Eradication team located approximately 131 marijuana plants, by aerial observation. The plants were located on Stones Chapel Road behind a residence. Trooper McWhorter arrested Paul Fowler of Morgantown, Indiana and charged him with Cultivating Marijuana, Possession of Marijuana, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. All charges are firearm enhanced due to a loaded firearm being located at the scene. Paul Fowler was lodged in the Hopkins 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.