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Elliott County Drug Arrest

Date of News Release: 11/05/2015

(Elliott, KY) – On Wednesday, November 4th, 2015, Kentucky State Police Morehead executed a search warrant at 42 J Hampton Road in Elliott County. Trooper Royce Collett, Detective Chris Jones, Trooper Aaron Brown, Trooper Mike McPerson, and Canine Kaden and Deputy Sheriff Ronnie Stephens with the Elliott County Sheriff Department assisted as well. During the search, approximately 9 oz marijuana, 1 1/2 oz of bath salts, several prescriptions pills, and over $3100 in cash were confiscated. Several firearms were seized as well. James L. Fultz was arrested and charged with trafficking a synthetic drug, possession of controlled substance 1st, possession of controlled substance 2nd, possession of controlled substance 3rd, trafficking marijuana over 8 ounces, possession of firearm by convicted felon, possession of handgun by convicted felon, and drug paraphernalia. The incident remains under investigation by Detective Chris Jones