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KSP arrest TN man for drug trafficking in Lyon County

Date of News Release: 11/14/2013

drugs and money confiscated in the arrest

(Kuttawa, KY) - On Thursday, November 14, 2013 the Kentucky State Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle which resulted in the seizure of 418 pills, with a street value of approximately $5,720 dollars. The traffic stop was conducted on Interstate 24, approximately 8 miles east of Kuttawa.

KSP arrested John T. Powers II 48, of Clarksville, TN. Powers was charged with Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st Degree, 1st Offense (class D felony), Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 2nd Degree, (class D felony), Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 3rd Degree, (class D felony), Prescription not in Proper Container, (class B Misdemeanor), and Failure to or Improper Signal (Violation). Powers was lodged in the Caldwell County Jail.

The investigation continues by Trooper TJ Williams. Anyone with drug information may contact the Kentucky State Police at 270-856-3721 or toll-free in Kentucky, at 1-800-222-5555; callers may remain anonymous. The public can also “text-a-tip” to 67283 and remain anonymous.

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