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Detroit Michigan Man Arrested on Drug Charges in Pike County

Date of News Release: 03/04/2013

(Pikeville, Ky.) -- On Monday March 4, 2013 Post 9 Pikeville received information of a possible drug transaction on South Mayo Trail in Pikeville. As units from the Kentucky State Police Post 9 Criminal Interdiction Team arrived on scene they witnessed an apparent drug transaction. Post 9 Criminal Interdiction units made contact with the occupant of the vehicle and conducted a search of the vehicle. An undisclosed amount of illegal prescription narcotics and what is believed to cocaine and marijuana were located in the vehicle. Johnathan Estrada of Detroit Michigan was arrested and lodged in the Pike County Detention Center. Estrada was charged with Trafficking in a controlled substance 1st Degree, Trafficking in a controlled substance 2nd Degree, Trafficking in a controlled substance 3rd Degree and Trafficking in Marijuana. This incident remains under investigation by Tpr. Zach Bryson. Trooper Bryson was assisted on scene by TFC Jay Perkins and TFC Bo Cure.

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