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p>Kentucky State Police Arrest Corrections Officer

Date of News Release: 7/31/2017

EDDYVILLE, Ky. (July 28, 2017) – Kentucky State Police arrested a Corrections Officer following the discovery of drugs at the West Kentucky Correctional Complex in Lyon County. On Sunday, July 23, at approximately 6:30 a.m., KSP received a call from West Kentucky Correctional Complex, requesting a trooper for an employee believed to have brought drugs into the facility.

Trooper Aaron Acree responded, seized a large quantity of Suboxone, and arrested Danny L. Ford, age 49, of Dawson Springs. Ford was charged with First Degree Possession of a Controlled Substance and First Degree Promoting Contraband, and was lodged in the Caldwell County Jail.

The investigation is continuing by Trooper Aaron Acree. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Kentucky State Police Post 1 at 270-856-3721 or anonymously at 1-800-222-5555. Citizens may also report tips anonymously through the KSP app. The app is available for iPhone, iPad and Android applications and can be easily downloaded free of charge through Apple and Google Play stores.

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