HARTFORD, Ky. (April 02, 2018)—A Kentucky State Police trooper patrolling US 69 near Hartford conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle around 12:30am.
Through the investigation, it was determined the passenger, Robert B. Garrett Jr., 29 of Beaver Dam, was in possession of illegal drugs and paraphernalia. Garrett was arrested and charged with:
Drug paraphernalia – buy / possess; Possession of Controlled Sub 1st Degree, 1st Off (Methamphetamine); Possession of Marijuana and Possession of a Controlled sub, 3rd Degree – (drug unspecified).
Garrett was transported and lodged in the Ohio County Jail in Hartford. Ohio County Sheriff Office assisted KSP troopers.
Citizens can contribute to highway safety by calling KSP toll-free at: (1-800-222-5555). Citizens can call to confidentially report impaired drivers or any criminal activity. You may also download the free KSP mobile phone app. The app provides quick, direct access to KSP including weather, road and traffic information as well as text, voice and photo tip capabilities to report criminal behavior. The app is available for iPhone, iPad and Android applications and can be easily downloaded free of charge through Apple and Google Play stores.