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Marshall County Woman Charged With Cultivating Marijuana

Date of News Release: 07/18/2014

(Benton, KY.) - The Kentucky State Police cited Kathy C. Kuelker, 52 of Benton, into court for Cultivating in Marijuana 5 plants or more (Class D Felony), Possession of Marijuana (Class B Misdemeanor), and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (Class A Misdemeanor).

The charges stem from a drug investigation conducted by the Kentucky State Police. On July 18, 2014, KSP seized 5 marijuana plants with a street value of $10,000 and drug paraphernalia items from Kuelker's property.

KSP was assisted on the scene by the Marshall County Sheriff's Department. Kentucky State Police Detective Donald Bowman continues the investigation. Anyone with drug information can contact the Kentucky State Police Marijuana and drug hotline at 1-800-367-3847 and remain anonymous.