Suspected cocaine found
Clinton County, KY (November 29, 2018) – On Sunday November 25th, 2018 at approximately 10:16 PM CST Trooper Jason Warinner was on routine patrol 6 miles east of Albany on KY 90 when he initiated a traffic stop on a 2000 Ford F150 for a speeding violation. As Trooper Warinner made contact with the driver, 36 year old Michael Points of Louisville, a strong odor of marijuana was detected coming from the vehicle. A vehicle search was conducted, resulting in digital scales, 3 small bags of marijuana, cash, and several small bags of suspected cocaine weighing approximately 3.7 grams were located. Points was arrested and charged with speeding 26 MPH > speed limit, failure to wear seatbelts, careless driving, DUI 1st, failure to maintain insurance 1st, failure to give right of way to emergency stopped vehicle, failure to notify dept of transportation address change, no insurance card, reckless driving, possession of a controlled substance 1st degree, 1st offense, (cocaine,) trafficking in a controlled substance 1st degree 2nd or > offense (4 grams cocaine,) trafficking in marijuana less than 8 oz 1st offense, and possession of marijuana. Points was lodged in the Clinton County Jail. The following morning Jail staff contacted Trooper Warinner stating they had located another bag of suspected cocaine outside his jail cell. Points stated he had hidden it between his toes; he received an additional charge of promoting contraband 1st degree.