TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
Click here to e-mail TFC Jay Thomas
KSP makes Drug Arrest in Lyon County
Date of News Release: 04/30/2014
(Eddyville, KY) – The Kentucky State Police stopped at vehicle traveling westbound on Interstate 24, Wednesday morning at approximately 09:30 A.M. During the traffic stop Trooper TJ Williams observed several indicators of criminal activities. Trooper Williams obtained consent to search of the vehicle from the driver. During the search, a plastic bucket full of packaged marijuana was located along with 8.5 ounces of a high grade marijuana, $600.00 in cash, a hand gun, digital scales and other items of drug paraphernalia were located inside the vehicle. The operator, Debreana D. Royal, 23 of Portland, OR, was arrested and charged with Trafficking of Marijuana over 8 Oz, Possession of Marijuana, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Royal was lodged at the Caldwell County Detention Center. Trooper Brad Ramsey and K9 Oscar assisted in the search. The investigation continues by Trooper TJ Williams.