TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Felony Drug Arrest in Hopkins County
Date of News Release: 12/18/2013
Madisonville, KY - On December 17, 2013 at 5:44 P.M., Trooper Joe Bartolotti initiated a traffic stop on a 1999 Ford Ranger being operated by Joseph J. Higdon. The vehicle stopped right outside Mr. Higdon's apartment. Consent was gained to search Higdon's apartment. Upon entering the apartment marijuana was found in plain sight. Jordan T. Isabell was attempting to hide the marijuana upon Trooper Bartolotti's arrival. Mr. Isabell was arrested and the marijuana seized. Isabell was lodged at the Hopkins County Detention Center and charged with Possession of Marijuana, and Tampering with Physical Evidence.