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Possession of a Controlled Substance

Date of News Release: 04/22/2017

Beaver Dam, KY. (April 22, 2017) – Kentucky State Police were investigating a suspicious person in a parking lot in Beaver Dam. KSP identified that person to be Charles Benton, of Hartford. Through investigation, KSP discovered that Benton had an active warrant for his arrest and also found to be in possession of methamphetamine and related drug paraphernalia at the time. Benton was arrested and transported to the Ohio County Detention Center.

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