Trooper Kendra Wilson
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 12, Frankfort
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Trooper Injured During Marijuana Eradication
Date of News Release: 08/20/2010
(Post 12 Frankfort) -- On Friday August 20, 2010 at 1:14 pm during a Kentucky State Police Post 12 Marijuana Eradication effort, Troopers while in Kentucky State Police Helicopter spotted suspected marijuana growing near 359 Bellview Drive just north of Shelbyville, KY. Upon spotting the marijuana the helicopter landed and Troopers exited the helicopter. They were approached by one of the suspects and the other stayed in the residence and refused to exit. Upon entry Troopers arrested both subjects (David Scott Brown) for cultivation of marijuana (Felony) and Mr. Charles Stoess II was also charged with Possession of a Firearm by a convicted felon. Amber Stoess arrived at the scene and was subsequently arrested for cultivation of Marijuana as well. During the incident one Trooper was slightly injured due to a dog bite. The investigation is ongoing.