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Trafficking Marijuana Arrest in Hopkins County

Date of News Release: 02/23/2012

(Madisonville, KY) -- On Thursday, February 23, 2012 at approximately 1:40 p.m., troopers arrived at a residence located on Victoria Drive in order to serve an arrest warrant. However, the individual they were looking for was not at the residence. While at the door, the troopers smelled the odor of marijuana coming from the residence. A search of the residence revealed approximately 11 oz. of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

Trooper First Class John Komar arrested Tonya Dunlap, age 44 of Madisonville, KY, and charged her with Trafficking Marijuana (8 oz. to < 5 lbs.) 1st Offense (D Felony) and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. She was lodged in the Hopkins County Jail.

Trooper Bob Winters and Trooper First Class Mark Combs assisted.

TO ANONYMOUSLY REPORT ANY TYPE OF SUSPECTED ILLEGAL DRUG ACTIVITY, CITIZENS CAN CALL THE KSP TOLL-FREE DRUG TIP HOTLINE, 1-800-DOPETIP. THE HOTLINE IS ANSWERED 24 HOURS A DAY, SEVEN DAYS A WEEK.

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