MPD Arrest a Man suspected on Trafficking Marijuana and Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon.

According to Morganfield Police Department on May 18, 2017 at around 11:30PM, Morganfield Police Department’s New Sergeant Eric McCallister made a traffic stop on U.S. 60 in Morganfield. While on the traffic stop Sergeant McCallister smelled the odor of Marijuana and secured permission to search the vehicle. During the search McCallister found several individually wrapped bags of Marijuana indicative of Trafficking total weight of 2.445 ounces, a digital scale, more bags further indicating drug trafficking and a fully loaded .380 hand gun. During the stop it was also noticed the decal on the Kentucky license plate did not match the license plate itself. Sgt. McCallister was assisted by MPD Assistant Chief Chad Vos and Union County Sheriff’s Deputy Jamie Waller.

Derek W. Cavins, 34, was charged with Trafficking Marijuana, Theft of Motor Vehicle Registration Plate, Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon (Handgun).

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