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Execution of Search Warrant Leads to Felony Drug Arrest

Date of News Release: 09/06/2013

Dawson Springs, KY. (Hopkins County) ? The Kentucky State Police arrested two Dawson Springs men on drug-related charges.

On Friday, September 6, 2013, at approximately 7:30 p.m., Trooper Jonathan Carlock, Trooper Bob Winters, Trooper Jonathan Murphy, and Trooper Cody Kromer executed a search warrant at a residence located on Racetrack Road in Dawson Springs.

Upon executing the search warrant, officers located suspected methamphetamine, marijuana, drug paraphernalia, and a handgun. James A. Fassold, 44 of Dawson Springs, and James D. Todd, 28 of Dawson Springs, were arrested without incident.

Trooper Carlock charged Mr. Fassold with the following offenses:

  1. Possession of a Controlled Substance 1st Degree 2st Offense ? Meth
  2. Possession of Marijuana
  3. Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  4. Possession of a Handgun by a Convicted Felon
  5. Receiving Stolen Property Under $500

Trooper Carlock charged Mr. Todd with the following offenses:

  1. Possession of a Controlled Substance 1st Degree 1st Offense ? Meth
  2. Possession of Marijuana
  3. Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  4. Tampering with Physical Evidence

Both Mr. Fassold and Mr. Todd were lodged in the Hopkins County Detention Center.

To Anonymously Report Any Type of Suspected Illegal Drug Activity, Citizens Can Call The KSP Toll-Free Drug Tip Hotline, 1-800-DOPE-TIP. The Hotline Is Answered 24 Hours A Day, Seven Days A Week.

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