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Drug Arrest in Muhlenberg County

Date of News Release: 10/09/2009

(Madisonville, KY) - Troopers from Post 2 Madisonville received a complaint of possible drug activity at a residence on State Route 604 just outside of Central City from an anonymous caller. When Troopers arrived at the residence, they came in contact with Mr. James T. Jones. A search of the residence revealed that Mr. Jones was in possession of several marijuana plants, processed marijuana, several items of drug paraphernalia, and numerous firearms. Mr. Jones was charged with Trafficking in Marijuana (less than 8 ounces) 1st Offense, Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, Possession of Marijuana, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia 1st offense and lodged in the Muhlenberg County Jail.

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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