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Routine traffic stop leads to drug arrests in Russell Springs, KY

Four arrested on allegations of drug trafficking marijuana and meth, drug paraphernalia charges, after RCSO Deputy and Canine Unit called in and dog alerted on the vehicle. Two Russell Springs, KY residents, one Albany, KY resident and one from Louisville, KY arrested and lodged in the Russell County Detention Center
NOTE: Arrests and charges are not findings of guilt. An individual charged in an arrest is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty at some later criminal proceeding.

By Tpr Nick Hale, Public Information Officer
Kentucky State Police Post 15, Columbia, KY

RUSSELL COUNTY, KY (Sun 27 May 2018) - On Saturday, May 26, 2018 at approximately 12:07amCT Trooper Billy Begley conducted a routine traffic stop on a 2001 Pontiac on Main Street in Russell Springs, KY.

After noticing the driver and passengers were acting suspicious, Tpr. Begley requested that the Russell County Sheriffs Office come to assist.

Deputy Evan Burton circled the Pontiac with his canine and stated that his dog had alerted on the vehicle.

Trooper Begley then searched the vehicle and found a small bag with what is believed to be methamphetamine.

He also found digital scales, marijuana, and a spoon.

Tpr. Begley arrested Christopher Cape, age 33 of Albany, KY; Clifton Collins age 45 of Russell Springs, KY; Felisha Mann, age 31 of Russell Springs, KY; and Alan Hanson age 51, of Louisville, KY. They were all charged with Trafficking in a Controlled Substance, 1st degree, 1st offense, -(>or =2 grams Methamphetamine) and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and lodged in the Russell County Detention Center.

Trooper Begley was assisted by Russell County Sheriffs office and Russell Springs Police Department.

This story was posted on 2018-05-27 16:31:02
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