TFC Michael Murriell
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 14, Ashland
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Two Huntington, WV Residents Arrested on Drug Related Charges
Date of News Release: 07/18/2012
(Ashland, KY) -- The Kentucky State Police in Ashland have arrested two Huntington, WV residents on drug related charges after they were found in possession of illegal narcotics. The incident occurred last night (07/17/2012) at a gas station on US 23 in Catlettsburg, KY around 9:52 PM. Troopers from Post 14 conducted a traffic stop on a 1999 Chrysler Sebring. A search of the vehicle revealed a large amount of crack cocaine that was concealed. Also located was a 380 Taurus Pistol.
Both occupants were arrested and lodged in the Boyd County Detention Center. Arrested were:
- Kafredrick C. Mceachin, age 19, of 9th Avenue, Huntington, WV Passenger
- Amanda C. Tabor, age 33, of Northcot Court, Huntington, WV Driver
Both occupants were charged with Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st degree.
Trooper Shane Goodall is the lead investigator.