Trafficking in Controlled Substance
Date of News Release: 05/15/2017
Utica, KY. (May 12, 2017) – Kentucky State Police and the Ohio County Sherriff’s Office followed up on an investigation reference illegal drug activity in Utica, KY. KSP and OCSO made contact with Joshua Carl Hatcher, 36, at his residence. Hatcher was found to be trafficking in methamphetamine and marijuana. Hatcher was also in possession of drug paraphernalia, a firearm, and a large amount of cash. Hatcher was arrested and transported to the Ohio County Detention Center.
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