Trooper Jonathan M. Biven
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 3, Bowling Green
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Felony Arrest After Traffic Stop
Date of News Release: 11/20/2012
(Bowling Green, KY) -- On Tuesday November 20, 2012 at 9:00 A.M., Kentucky State Police Post 3 Bowling Green Master Trooper Terry Alexander initiated a traffic stop on I-65 near Oakland, KY. During the course of the traffic stop, approximately 70 grams of processed marijuana, and a stolen handgun were located.
The driver of the 2005 Chevrolet Impala, Rickshard Collins (21) of Bowling Green, was arrested on multiple charges including: Speeding 16 MPH over, Operating on a Suspended License, Excessive window tinting, failure to produce insurance card, DUI 1st, Carrying Concealed Weapon, Possession of Marijuana, Trafficking in Marijuana less than 8 oz., Receiving Stolen Property (Firearm).
Collins was lodged in the Warren County Regional Jail. Master Trooper Alexander was assisted by Trooper Brett Coomes and Trooper Barry Eaton (K-9).