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Traffic Stop Leads to Felony Arrest

Date of News Release: 03/21/2014

$24,000 was also seized as part of the investigation

(Bowling Green, KY.) - On Wednesday, March 19, 2014, Kentucky State Police Post 3 Trooper Brett Coomes arrested Charles Pinkerton III (23) of Antioch TN and charged him with the following charges:

  1. Speeding 19 MPH
  2. DUI 1st
  3. Possession. Of Marijuana
  4. Drug Paraphernalia- Buy/Possess
  5. Promoting Contraband 1st Degree
  6. Tampering with Physical Evidence
  7. Possession of Controlled Substance 1st Degree 1st Offense (Opiates)
  8. Trafficking in Controlled Substance 1st Degree 1st Offense (Drug Unspecified)

Mr. Pinkerton was lodged in the Warren County Regional Jail. $24,000 was also seized as part of the investigation. The investigation is ongoing and is being led by Trooper Brett Coomes. Trooper Coomes was assisted by Trooper Michael Hatler.

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