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Felony Drug Arrest in Hopkins County

Date of News Release: 09/23/2010

(Madisonville, Ky.) -- On Thursday, September 23, 2010, at approximately 1:27 A.M., Kentucky State Police were conducting a Pre-Approved Traffic Safety Checkpoint in Hopkins County, KY. Through investigation, Connie Gibson was found to be operating her vehicle under the influence. She was also in possession of illegal controlled substance, Methamphetamine and several items of drug paraphernalia. Trooper Derek Smith arrested Ms. Gibson and transported her to the Hopkins County Detention Center where she was processed and lodged. She was charged with Operating Motor Vehicle Under the Influence 1st Offense, Possession of Controlled Substance 1st Degree 1st Offense Methamphetamine, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Failure to Notify D.O.T. of Address Change, and No Registration Receipt.

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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