TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon Arrest
Date of News Release: 06/12/2012
Mortons Gap, KY. (Hopkins County) – The Kentucky State Police arrested a Mortons Gap man on gun charges earlier today.
On Tuesday, June 12, 2012, at approximately 11:20 a.m., KSP Trooper First Class John Komar accompanied Probation and Parole on a home visit at the residence of Timothy E. Hawkins, age 47, located at 330 Trabue Road, Mortons Gap.
A search of the property revealed a total of 13 long guns and ammunition. Mr. Hawkins is currently on a felony diversion and is prohibited from possessing firearms. Mr. Hawkins was arrested without incident and lodged in the Hopkins County Jail. He was charged with Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon (class D Felony).