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Traffic Stop Leads To Drug Arrest

Date of News Release: 2/17/2017

WINCHESTER, Ky. (February 17th, 2017) Kentucky State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officer Logan Lynch observed a vehicle operating eastbound on Interstate 64 at the 97 mile marker. After confirming the registered owner of the vehicle had an active warrant of arrest, a traffic stop was conducted. Upon making contact with the operator, Officer Lynch detected the strong smell of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle. The operator was then asked if there was any marijuana in the vehicle and he gave Officer Lynch a plastic bag containing possible marijuana. Upon searching the vehicle the operator was in, a plastic bag was located in plain sight and found to have another plastic bag inside containing a white powdery substance. After being tested in a field test kit this powdery substance tested positive for cocaine. Antonio D. Foreman from Lexington, KY was arrested and charged with the following: possession of controlled substance 1st degree 1st offense (Cocaine), possession of marijuana, and drug paraphernalia- buy/possess. Foreman was lodged in the Clark County, KY jail. Officer Lynch was assisted on scene by Deputy Rifenbark with the Clark County Sheriff’s Office.

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