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KSP Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Arrest

Date of News Release: 7/2/2017

Graham, KY (July 02, 2017) – A traffic stop conducted by Kentucky State Troopers resulted in the arrest of a Graham man.

On July 2, 2017, at 12:36 P.M., Troopers Jon McGehee and Jacob Fortney were patrolling on Firehouse Lane in Graham. They observed a traffic violation and conducted a traffic stop on a 1992 Chevrolet Pickup Truck. It was confirmed that the operator of the vehicle, Stewart Johnathan Webster, 50, of Graham, was operating his vehicle on a suspended driver’s license. During the course of the traffic stop, Troopers located a bag of suspected methamphetamine.

Mr. Webster, the only occupant of the vehicle, was lodged at the Muhlenberg County Detention Center on the following charges:

  1. Operating on a Suspended Driver’s License
  2. Possession of a Controlled Substance 1st Degree 1st Offense Methamphetamine.

KSP has a toll-free number (1-800-222-5555) that citizens can call to confidentially report impaired drivers or criminal activity. They can also download the free KSP mobile phone app. The app provides quick, direct access to KSP including weather, road and traffic information as well as text, voice and photo tip capabilities to report criminal behavior. The app is available for iPhone, iPad and Android applications and can be easily downloaded free of charge through Apple and Google Play stores.