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Henderson man arrested on drug-related charges

Henderson man arrested on drug-related charges

Bill Stephens

October 19th, 2016


An ATV operator is facing various drug-related charges after a traffic stop by Kentucky State Police.

Kentucky State Police reports a trooper patrolling KY 811 near Hossman-Newburgh Road in Henderson County conducted a traffic stop around 11 p.m. Monday on an ATV being operated by 33 year old Jason L. Smith of Baskett.

During the investigation, the trooper arrested Smith for possession of a controlled substance – methamphetamine, possession of marijuana, trafficking marijuana less than eight ounces, trafficking a controlled substance and operating an ATV on roadway.

Smith was booked into the Henderson County Detention Center.


(Mugshot: Henderson Co. Detention Center)

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