TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Arrest Made in in Lyon County
Date of News Release: 09/21/2010
(Hickory, Ky.) -- On September 21, 2010 around 2:05 pm, a vehicle being operated by Ignacio Guzman, 30, of Channel View, Texas, was stopped at the 44 MM of I-24, in Lyon County, in reference to an equipment violation. It was determined that Mr. Guzman did not have a valid operator's license and possessed only a Mexican identification card. An investigation determined that Mr. Guzman had been deported from the United States in 2007. Further investigation led to a search of the vehicle, which revealed 257 "pirated" DVDs, and $1000 in US currency. Mr. Guzman stated that he was selling some of the DVDs for $20 each. Mr. Guzman was charged with Making Illegal Copies of a Recording and No Operators License. He was lodged in the Caldwell County Jail. The investigation is continuing by Trooper Thomas Williams.