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KSP: Traffic stop leads to drug arrest

By Trooper Jonathan Houk

Russell Springs, KY - A traffic stop by Kentucky State Police (KSP) in Russell Springs on Sunday night leads to drug trafficking arrest. On September 25, 2022 at approximately 10:57 p.m., a KSP Trooper conducted a traffic stop on a 1999 Chevrolet Cavalier passenger car on Rose Street in Russell Springs. The Trooper observed a passenger in the vehicle not wearing a seat belt.

During the traffic stop, the Trooper learned that a passenger in the vehicle had a warrant for his arrest.

The passenger was identified as Patrick Michael Sisco, age 37 of Yosemite, KY. Sisco was removed from the vehicle and placed under arrest. Due to his arrest, Sisco was searched and the search produced suspected methamphetamine, suspected marijuana, and prescription medication pills. Also discovered during the search was a handgun and a large sum of cash.

In addition to his warrant, Sisco was arrested and lodged in the Russell County Detention Center and was charged with the following:
  • Trafficking in controlled substance, 1st degree, methamphetamine
  • Possession of controlled substance, 1st degree, drug unspecified
  • Possession of a Handgun by a convicted felon
  • Possession of Marijuana
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  • Public Intoxication
  • Menacing
The investigation is ongoing by Trooper Jake Smith. Trooper Smith was assisted at the scene by other KSP Troopers, Russell County Sheriff's Office, and Russell Springs Police Department.

This story was posted on 2022-09-26 16:21:55
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