UTICA, KYKentucky State Police troopers executed a search warrant at a residence in the 12000 block of U.S. 231 north of Hartford.

The nine-month long investigation was initiated by Kentucky State Police and the search was executed Saturday afternoon around 5:30 P.M.

Troopers located several grams of suspected Methamphetamine, Marijuana and paraphernalia consistent with drug trafficking.

Jason R. Eyster, 41 of Utica was arrested and charged with:

  • Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st Degree, 2nd Offense (Methamphetamine)
  • Possession of Methamphetamine, 1st degree, 2nd Offense
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  • Possession of Marijuana 

This individual was lodged in the Ohio County Detention Center in Hartford.

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

Citizens can contribute to highway safety by calling KSP toll-free at: (1-800-222-5555). Citizens can call to confidentially report impaired drivers or any criminal activity. You may also download the free KSP mobile phone app. The app provides quick, direct access to KSP including weather, road and traffic information as well as text, voice and photo tip capabilities to report criminal behavior. The app is available for iPhone, iPad and Android applications and can be easily downloaded free of charge through Apple and Google Play stores.

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