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Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Arrest

Date of News Release: 02/16/2015

Browder, KY (Muhlenberg County) - On February 15, 2015, at 9:22 P.M., Trooper Jon McGehee initiated a traffic stop on a 1994 Mercury Passenger Car being operated by Randall Duane Evans. After he was given field sobriety test, Mr. Evans, Age 49 of Rochester, was arrested for Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence of Drugs/Alcohol. Trooper McGehee also located marijuana, methamphetamine, and items used to ingest controlled substances in Mr. Evans vehicle. Mr. Evans was the only occupant of the vehicle. Mr. Evans was lodged at the Muhlenberg County Detention Center on the following charges:

  1. Speeding 10MPH Over in a Restricted Zone
  2. Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence 1st Offense
  3. Possession of Marijuana
  4. Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  5. Possession of Controlled Substance 1st Degree 1st Offense Methamphetamine

To anonymously report any type of suspected illegal drug activity, citizens can call the KSP toll-free drug tip hotline, 1-800-DOPE-TIP. The hotline is answered 24 hours a day, seven days a week.