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Felony Arrest at a Traffic Safety Checkpoint

Date of News Release: 01/30/2012

(Madisonville, Ky.) -- On January 29, 2012, at 9:17 PM, Trooper Jon McGehee made contact with Cheryl L Scott, Age 49 of Madisonville, at a traffic safety checkpoint on US 41 approximately 4 miles south of Nortonville. Trooper McGehee determined that Ms. Scott was impaired and placed her under arrest for Driving under the Influence. A search of Ms. Scott's pickup truck produced prescription drugs and anhydrous ammonia. Scott was lodged at the Hopkins County Detention Center and charged with the following charges:

  1. DUI 1st Offense
  2. Possession Controlled Substance 2nd Degree
  3. Prescription Controlled Substance not in Original Container 1st Offense
  4. Know Possession Anhydrous Ammonia with Intent to Manufacture Methamphetamine 1st Offense.

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