Master Trooper Joe Veeneman
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 8, Morehead
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Drugs Found on an Execute of a Warrant
Date of News Release: 11/14/2010
(Morehead, Ky.) -- On November 13th, 2010, Trooper Endre Samu received information that Joel Whitt was wanted out of Wolfe County for Flagrant Non Support, and was currently working at the Clay City Drag Strip. Trooper Samu confirmed that there was an active warrant for Mr. Whitt. Trooper Samu was able to locate Mr. Whitt at the drag strip and execute the warrant. During the arrest, Mr. Whitt was found to be in possession of a prescription pill bottle, which contained several different kinds of medication, including Lortab. The bottle also contained a white powdery substance, believed to be cocaine. Mr. Whitt was lodged in the Powell County Jail. The incident remains under investigation by Trooper Endre Samu.