TFC Tony Watts
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 13, Hazard
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Drug Arrest in Jackson, Kentucky
Date of News Release: 03/23/2012
(Hazard Ky.) -- On 03-22-12, Jackson Police Department conducted a routine traffic stop near the Jackson Inn in Jackson, Kentucky. Information from the traffic stop led Jackson Police Department and Kentucky State Police Post 13 Units to a room at the Jackson Inn. During a consent search of the room, Units located over 4,500 Schedule I prescription pills and over 1,500 Schedule IV prescription pills with an estimated street value of $171,000. Jackson Police arrested 37 year Tedrick Little Jr. of Quicksand on a Perry County warrant and Little was transported to the Three Forks Regional Detention Center. The case will be presented to a Breathitt County Grand Jury at a later date. The case is still under investigation by the Kentucky State Police Drug Enforcement Section East/HIDTA Drug Task Force.