TPR Lloyd Cochran
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 11, London
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Two Men From Tennessee Arrested after Traffic Stop on I-75
Date of News Release: 07/09/2012
(LONDON, KY.) – On Monday, July 09, 2012 at 9:29 am the Kentucky State Police, Post 11, Criminal Interdiction Team stopped a Cadillac, Escalade, SUV for a traffic violation on I-75 at the 3 mile marker southbound in Whitley County.
During the course of the traffic stop officers developed a reasonable suspicion that unlawful activity was occurring and received consent to search, discovering approximately five (5) pounds of Marijuana hidden inside the vehicle. The driver Darnell Adams, 42, of Knoxville, TN was arrested and charged with Trafficking in Marijuana over five (5) pounds and traffic offenses. A passenger in the vehicle, Regan Adams, 33, of Knoxville, TN was also arrested and charged with Trafficking in Marijuana over five (5) pounds.
Both were lodged in the Whitley County Detention Center.
Kentucky State Police, Post 11, Criminal Interdiction Team members are: KSP Trooper Mike King (arresting officer), KSP Troopers Ryan Loudermilk, Jason McCowan, Dallas Eubanks, KSP Sergeant Lafe Owens and Williamsburg Police Officer Brandon Prewitt.