Kentucky State Police Arrest Man for Trafficking Fentanyl
Date of News Release: 8/8/2017
Eddyville, Ky.(July 27, 2017) – The Kentucky State Police have arrested two Missouri men for trafficking drugs following a traffic stop on I-24. On Thursday at 6:45 a.m., Troopers assigned to the Post 1 Interdiction Team stopped a passenger car for a traffic violation. During the traffic stop Troopers detected the odor of marijuana and conducted a search of the vehicle. Located in the vehicle was approximately 4 ounces of high grade marijuana, numerous packages of Fentanyl, pills believed to be Adderall, numerous items of drug paraphernalia consistent with drug trafficking, and over $3,000 in cash. These items were seized and both occupants of the vehicle were arrested and lodged in Caldwell County Jail.
The driver of the vehicle, Logan W. Daugherty, age 21, of Blue Springs, Missouri, was charged with First Degree Trafficking in a Controlled Substance (Fentanyl), Trafficking Marijuana, Second Degree Possession of a Controlled Substance (Amphetamine), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and No Seat Belt.
The passenger, Thomas A. Gouldsmith, age 21, of Blue Springs, Missouri, was charged with Trafficking Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
The investigation is continuing by Trooper T. J. Williams. 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.