Drugs and gun taken off streets by sheriff’s department [News-Democrat & Leader, Russellville, Ky.]
|By Chris Cooper, News-Democrat & Leader, Russellville, Ky.|
|McClatchy-Tribune Information Services|
According to a police report, Whittaker stopped 21-year-old
After stopping Ligon, the sheriff found that Ligon did not have a valid operator licence. This prompted Whittaker to investigate further. Through the investigation, the sheriff located a handgun underneath the driver's seat, along with a large amount of marijuana and digital scales.
Whittaker found Ligon to be in possession of more marijuana and prescription narcotics.
Ligon was arrested and charged with No Operators-Moped License; Trafficking in Marijuana (less than 8 oz.), 1st offense; Possession of Marijuana; Possession of A Controlled Substance, 3rd; Prescription Controlled Substance not in proper Container, 1st offense; Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Carrying a Concealed Weapon.
(ASTERISK) Another arrest was made by the
According to reports, the sheriff's department received a call of a domestic in progress at
Deputies located the vehicle and Johnson was arrested and charged with Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence of Alcohol/Drugs/etc. .08 (Aggravated Circumstances), 1st offense; Possession of an Open Alcoholic Container in a Motor Vehicle; Failure to Notify of Address Change to the
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