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Felony Drug Arrest in Morganfield, KY

Date of News Release: 05/03/2011

(Henderson, Ky.) -- Kentucky State Police Detectives were traveling south bound on HWY 130 in Morganfield, KY. Charles S. Johnson of Morganfield stepped out in the middle of the roadway and stopped the detectives, offering to sell them narcotics. Mr. Johnson walked to a near by residence and returned with crack cocaine. Mr. Johnson then handed the cocaine to the detective. The detective advised Mr. Johnson that he was a Kentucky State Trooper and Mr. Johnson fled on foot. Mr. Johnson was pursued on foot and placed under arrest. Mr. Johnson was charged with Trafficking In Controlled Substance 1st Degree 1st Offense (Cocaine) and Fleeing and Evading Police 2nd Degree. Mr. Johnson was lodged in the Union County Jail.

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