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Shelby County Drug Arrest

Date of News Release: 11/20/2011

(Frankfort, Ky.) -- On Wednesday, November 16, 2011, the Kentucky State Police Post 12 Frankfort Narcotics Detectives conducted a drug investigation in Shelby County. During the drug investigation detectives purchased 7 grams of suspected crack cocaine, valued at over $500.00. The investigation led to the arrest of James Bothwell, age 48 of Louisville, KY. He was charged with Trafficking a Controlled Substance 1st Degree and Tampering with Physical Evidence. He was lodged in the Shelby County Detention Center.

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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