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Fayette County Drug Arrest and Seizure

Date of News Release: 11/02/2011

(Frankfort, KY.) -- On Wednesday, November 02, 2011 the Kentucky State Police Post 12 Frankfort Narcotics Detectives arrested a Carlisle, KY man in Lexington, KY, on drug charges. The drug investigation yielded approximately 631 prescription pain pills and $3,230.00 in currency.

Mr. William Padgett, age 45, of Carlisle, KY., has been charged with 2 counts of Trafficking in Controlled Substance 1st (pills) and 1 counts of Trafficking in Controlled Substance 3rd (pills). He was lodged in the Fayette County Detention Center.

Kentucky State Police Post 12 Frankfort Narcotics Detectives were assisted by the Kentucky State Police Drug Enforcement Special Investigation East branch. The investigation is ongoing.

Should you suspect illegal drug activity or find marijuana while hunting or farming, please contact the Kentucky State Police Frankfort Post at (502) 227-2221 or call 1-800-DOPE-TIP. All tips and information can be reported and the caller remains anonymous.

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