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Possession of Methamphetamine

Date of News Release: 03/25/2017

Owensboro, KY Kentucky State Police conducted a traffic stop on a 2002 Honda Accord, driven by Mr. James Miller, for disregarding a stop light. Upon investigation, Mr. Miller was found to be driving under the influence of drugs, in possession of methamphetamine, marijuana, and drug paraphernalia. Mr. Miller’s vehicle also contained over $500 worth of items stolen from Walmart and other local stores. During the course of the investigation, Mr. Miller made death threats towards the Trooper. Mr. Miller was charged with Possession of Controlled Substance 1st degree 1st offense Methamphetamine, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of Marijuana, Terroristic Threatening, Driving under the Influence of Drugs, Driving on a Suspended License, Receiving Stolen Property Under $10,000, and numerous traffic offenses. Two occupants of Mr. Miller’s vehicle, Mr. Eric Huntington and Ms. Ashley Kieser were arrested and charged with Receiving Stolen Property under $10,000.. Mr. Huntington was also arrested on an unrelated warrant. All three were lodged in the Daviess County detention Center. Owensboro Police Department and the Daviess County Sheriff’ also assisted KSP in the arrest.

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