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UPDATE: KSP Arrests Calloway County Man on Numerous Firearms Charges

UPDATE: KSP Arrests Calloway County Man on Numerous Firearms Charges

Bill Stephens

September 28th, 2016

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UPDATED NEWS RELEASE:

MURRAY, KY. (September 27, 2016) Ray W. Powers was charged today with additional charges stemming from the investigation we sent a release on yesterday. Today, Powers was charged by Senior Trooper Jody Cash with Trafficking Marijuana, Possession of Marijuana, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Powers remains lodged in the Calloway County Jail.

ORIGINAL RELEASE SENT ON SEPTEMBER 26, 2016
MURRAY, KY. (September 26, 2016) On Sunday, September 25, 2016, the Kentucky State Police arrested and charged Ray W. Powers, 48 of Murray, KY, with 18 counts of Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon and 8 counts of Possession of a Handgun by a Convicted Felon. While investigating information received by Kentucky State Police, Senior Trooper Jody Cash discovered that Powers was in possession of 18 long guns and 8 handguns, as well as body armor, other explosives paraphernalia, and a substantial amount of ammunition.

Powers was subsequently charged and lodged in the Calloway County Jail. Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon is a Class D Felony and Possession of a Handgun by a Convicted Felon is a Class C Felony.

Kentucky State Police was assisted in the investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF) and the Calloway County Sheriff’s Office. The investigation is continuing by Trooper Jody Cash.
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