POLICE DISCOVER 6-YEAR-OLD CHILD IN VEHICLE DURING TRAFFIC STOP ON U.S. HIGHWAY 92 IN KENTUCKY THAT LEAD TO DRUG ARREST OF DRIVER

Tyler Paul

WILLIAMSBURG, KY - The Whitley County Sheriff's Department is reporting that on Friday, April 15, 2022 Sergeant Jonas Saunders was running radar in the Williamsburg community around U.S. Highway 92 West.

A speeding vehicle was stopped and Sergeant Saunders smelled a strong odor of Marijuana coming from the vehicle.

An investigation and search of the vehicle yielded:

  • A bag of Marijuana
  • A hypodermic needle
  • A bag of suspected Methamphetamine

An occupant of the vehicle was a 6-year-old child.

Tyler Paul of Williamsburg. KY was arrested and charged with:

  • POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE
  • DRUG PARAPHERNALIA
  • POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA
  • ENDANGERING THE WELFARE OF A MINOR
  • MULTIPLE OTHER TRAFFIC CHARGES

This individual was lodged in the Whitley County Detention Center.

Photo of the accused is courtesy of the Whitley County Detention Center.

Deputy Caleb Hester assisted on scene.

 

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