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Felony Drug Arrest in Hopkins County

Date of News Release: 11/22/2010

(Madisonville, Ky.) -- On Sunday, November 21, 2010, the Kentucky State Police received a tip in reference to a subject who had outstanding warrants for his arrest. The subject, identified as Kevin D. Johnson, age 38 of Bremen, KY, was reported to be at a residence located on Mt. Carmel Road approximately a 1/2 mile south of White Plains. At 1:10 p.m., same date, troopers arrived at the residence. Mr. Johnson attempted to flee out the back of the residence, but was apprehended. Mr. Johnson was charged with Possession of Controlled Substance 1st Degree 2nd or > Offense-Meth, Possession of Controlled Substance 2nd Degree 1st Offense, Unlawful Possession of Meth Precursor 1st Offense, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and 2 Counts of Execution of Warrant for Other Agency. He was lodged in the Hopkins County Detention Center. Trooper Jonathan McGehee and Trooper Jerry Knight assisted Trooper First Class John Komar at the scene.

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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