TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Caldwell County Felony Drug Arrest
Date of News Release: 09/13/2009
(Madisonville, Ky.) -- KSP Post 2 units were conducting a traffic safety checkpoint along with the Dawson Springs Police Department on US 62 at the Caldwell / Hopkins County Line. Mr. Robert Weaver entered the checkpoint and upon contact with the vehicle Tpr. Rice detected an odor on Anhydrous Ammonia coming from the passenger compartment of the vehicle. A further search of the vehicle revealed the components required to manufacture Methamphetamine. Mr. Weaver and his passenger Mr. Casey Fain were arrested and taken to the Caldwell County Jail.
Mr. Casey Fain was charged with Manufacturing Methamphetamine 2nd Offense, Knowingly Possess Anhydrous Ammonia in an Unapproved Container with the intention to Manufacture Methamphetamine, Unlawful Possession of a Meth Precursor & Tampering with Physical Evidence.
Mr. Robert Weaver was charged with Manufacturing Methamphetamine 2nd Offense, Knowingly Possess Anhydrous Ammonia in an Unapproved Container with the intention to Manufacture Methamphetamine, Unlawful Possession of a Meth Precursor, Tampering with Physical Evidence, Operating on suspended Operators License, Failure to Produce Insurance Card, Obstructed Vision / Windshield, Rear License not Illuminated & No Seatbelt.
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.