Bledsoe, Ky. (June 6,2022) – On June 4, 2022 at approximately 10:40 p.m. Kentucky State Police Tpr. Brandon Pierson and Tpr. Gabe Price were conducting a traffic safety checkpoint in the Bledsoe community of Harlan County. Upon contact with the operator, Lawrence Lucus (39) of Lynch who was operating a Chevrolet Monte Carlo. Troopers observed a bag of marijuana in plain view inside of the vehicle. Upon further investigation a search of the vehicle was conducted which resulted in troopers locating marijuana, illegal drugs and a large amount of cash exceeding over 14, 000.00.
Mr. Lucus was lodged into the Harlan County Detention Center charged with the following charges:
- Trafficking controlled substance 2nd degree
- Trafficking Marijuana
- No Insurance
- No Registration plates
- No operators License
Investigation is on going by Tpr. Brandon Pierson.
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