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Florida Man Arrested for Methamphetamine

Date of News Release: 8/18/2017

HENDERSON, Ky.(August 16th, 2017) – Kentucky State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officer George Pointer stopped a commercial vehicle at the Henderson weigh station on Highway 41 for a random compliance inspection. Upon review of the vehicle’s log book, discrepancies were identified which prompted further investigation.

A search of the tractor and trailer were conducted by removing its load on scene. A bag of suspected methamphetamine was located during the search.

The passenger, Ricky L. Lopez, 41 of West Palm Beach Florida was arrested for possession of a controlled substance and lodged in Henderson County Detention Center.

The operator was not cited.