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Providence Man Charged with Traffic & Drug Offenses

Date of News Release: 02/19/2016

Clay, KY (Webster County) - The Kentucky State Police has charged a Providence man with traffic and drug-related offenses after conducting a traffic stop.

On Thursday, February 18, at approximately 9:45 p.m., Trooper Cody Kromer observed Randy L. Travis, 47, Providence, KY, operating a Ford truck on West Elm Street in Clay with no tail lights and making a turn without using a signal.

During the course of the traffic stop, Tpr. Kromer determined that Mr. Travis was under the influence of a controlled substance. A search of his person found two, prescription pills and rolling papers. A search of the truck revealed a plastic bag containing suspected methamphetamine. Mr. Travis also was operating on a suspended operator's license.

Travis was lodged in the Webster County Detention Center and charged with the following offenses:

  1. Improper Equipment
  2. Failure to or Improper Signal
  3. DUI 1st Offense
  4. Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  5. Possession of Controlled Substance 1st Degree 1st Offense - Meth
  6. Operating on a Suspended or Revoked Operator's License