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Trooper Shane Jacobs
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Traffic Stop in Harlan County

Date of News Release: 07/11/2013

(Cawood, Ky.) -- Early on July 11, 2013 Kentucky State Police Troopers Rodney Sturgill and Kenny Sergent observed a 2012 Mitsubishi Eclipse driven by Phillip Skidmore traveling in excess of 100 mph. on US 421 in the Cawood area of Harlan County. After stopping Mr. Skidmore he was determined to be driving under the influence of drugs and arrested. After searching Mr. Skidmore, Troopers discovered $2200 in cash as well as oxycodone. Mr. Skidmore was charged with DUI, Reckless Driving, Speeding and Trafficking in a Controlled Substance. The case continues to be investigated by Tpr. Kenny Sergent.

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