TPR Lloyd Cochran
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 11, London
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Drug Arrest in Laurel County
Date of News Release: 07/01/2013
(LONDON, KY.) -- On Sunday, June 30, 2013 Troopers from the Kentucky State Police, Post 11 London, conducted a Traffic Safety Checkpoint at the intersection of US 25 and KY 909 in northern Laurel County.
During the Safety Checkpoint, at approximately 12:33 a.m., Troopers made contact with Andrew Wilson, 30, of London, operating a green, 1999, Jeep. During the traffic stop Troopers discovered 1/4 pound of processed Marijuana and cash.
Trooper Adam Childress arrested Wilson on the charges of Trafficking in Marijuana (less than 8 oz.) 1st Offense, Operating a Motor Vehicle under the Influence of Alcohol or Drugs and Failure to Notify Address Change to Department of Transportation.
Trooper Childress is continuing the investigation and he was assisted by KSP Sergeant Steve Walker, Trooper Jason McCowan, Laurel County Deputy Sheriff Justin Walker and Laurel County Constable Denver Mays.