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Henderson County Man Arrested After Traffic Stop

Date of News Release: 10/18/2016

HENDERSON, KY. (October 17, 2016) - A Kentucky State Police trooper patrolling KY 811 near Hossman-Newburgh Road observed Jason L. Smith, 33 of Baskett, operating an ATV on the highway just before 11 pm. The trooper conducted a traffic stop on Smith and during the course of the investigation, the trooper arrested Smith for Possession of a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine); Possession of Marijuana; Trafficking Marijuana 1st Offense, less than eight ounces; Trafficking a Controlled Substance, 1st Degree, 1st Offense and Operating an ATV on Roadway.

Smith was lodged in the Henderson County Detention Center in Henderson.

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