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Bowling Green Man Arrested on Assault and Drug Charges

Date of News Release: 10/20/2015

(Smiths Grove, KY) - On Monday, October 19, 2015 Kentucky State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officers along with Kentucky State Police Bowling Green Units observed a 2016 Hyundai Elantra driving erratic on Interstate 65 near Smiths Grove. Officers conducted a traffic stop on Taron E. Wells, 20, of Bowling Green. During the investigation Officers discovered that Wells had assaulted a female passenger and was in Violation of an Emergency Protection Order. While officers were attempting to identify Wells, he gave officers false names and was in possession of Marijuana.

Wells was arrested and lodged in the Warren County Jail for charges of Careless Driving, Operating on a Suspended Operators License, Giving an Officer a False Name, Assault 4th Domestic Violence, Violation of a Kentucky Emergency Protection Order, Trafficking in Marijuana less than 8oz, and Tampering with Physical Evidence.