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News Release

KSP Arrest Elkton Man on Drug Charges

Date of News Release: 04/17/2013

Hopkinsville, KY (Christian County) -- Kentucky State Police Trooper Jim McArthur arrested an Elkton man on drug charges.

On Tuesday, April 16, 2013, at 1:07 p.m., Trooper McArthur conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle operated by Freddie L. Jones, 38 of Elkton, KY, on Madisonville Road, approximately one mile north of Hopkinsville.

During the traffic stop, a police K-9 alerted on the vehicle. Trooper McArthur located suspected marijuana and prescription pills inside the vehicle.

Trooper McArthur arrested Mr. Jones and charged him with the following offenses:

  1. Trafficking in Marijuana (< 8 ozs.) 1st Offense (A Misdemeanor)
  2. Trafficking in Controlled Substance 2nd Degree 1st Offense (D Felony)
  3. Expired KY Registration Plates (Violation)
  4. Expired KY Registration Receipt (Violation)

Mr. Jones was lodged in the Christian County Detention Center.

The Hopkinsville Police Department and the Christian County Sheriff’s Department assisted at the scene.

To Anonymously Report Any Type of Suspected Illegal Drug Activity, Citizens Can Call The KSP Toll-Free Drug Tip Hotline, 1-800-DOPE-TIP. The Hotline Is Answered 24 Hours A Day, Seven Days A Week.


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