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Felony Drug Arrest in Hopkins County

Date of News Release: 10/05/2010

(Madisonville, Ky.) -- On Tuesday, October 05, 2010 at approximately 8:31 a.m., Trooper Jonathan McGehee and Trooper First Class John Komar stopped to check on a vehicle pulled over on Weldon Road. While speaking with the operator of the vehicle, Eric W. Girvin, age 45 of Island, KY, the troopers discovered that he appeared to be under the influence. Mr. Girvin failed field sobriety tests and was arrested. During a search of the vehicle, the troopers located suspected methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. Mr. Girvin was charged with the following offenses:

  1. Possession of Controlled Substance 1st Degree 1st Offense (Meth)
  2. Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  3. DUI 1st Offense

He was lodged in the Hopkins County Detention Center.

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