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Drug Arrest

Date of News Release: 4/6/2017

Anton, Ky. . (April 6, 2017) - Kentucky State Police executed a search warrant of a residence in the Anton area of Hopkins County. The search warrant was executed from information received during another investigation. The search resulted in the seizure of suspected methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia and items used for the purpose of trafficking in controlled substances.

Joseph E. Richardson, 52, of Anton, was charged with Possession of Controlled Substance, 1st degree, 2nd Offense (Methamphetamine); Buy/Possess Drug Paraphernalia; and Tampering with Physical Evidence.

The investigation is ongoing by Trooper Curtis Crick. Trooper Crick was assisted on scene by Sergeant Jeff Ayres, Trooper Cody Kromer and Trooper Rob Austin.