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Arrest in Lawrence County

Date of News Release: 11/09/2010

(Ashland, Ky.) -- The Kentucky State Police in Ashland have arrested three Salyersville residents following a traffic stop on US 23 near Louisa, KY Sunday (7th) around 12:07 hours.

Trooper Jack Hedges initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle for speeding on US 23 near Louisa.

Upon further investigation, the three occupants had an assortment of prescription type medication on their persons.

All three occupants were arrested and charged with the following:

Eric D. Allen age 19:

Possession of Controlled Substance 2nd
Carrying a concealed deadly weapon
Possession of controlled substance 3rd
Prescription not in proper container

Shawn Desote age 19:

Possession of Controlled Substance 2nd
Carrying a concealed deadly weapon
Possession of controlled substance 3rd
Prescription not in proper container

Christopher Green , age 18:

Possession of Controlled Substance 2nd
Carrying a concealed deadly weapon
Possession of controlled substance 3rd
Prescription not in proper container
No insurance
Speeding
License to be in possession

All suspects were lodged in the Big Sandy Regional Detention Center.

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