Seized contraband

SEIZED CONTRABAND: Manchester, Kentucky Man Arrested When Drugs And Paraphernalia Located During Traffic Stop In Laurel County

LONDON, KY - Laurel County Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Laurel Sheriff's Deputy Matt Walker along with Deputy Tommy Houston arrested Allen Ray Riley, age 25 of Manchester on Saturday morning March 16, 2024 at approximately 10:29 AM.

The arrest occurred on Fariston Road approximately 3 miles South of London following a traffic stop conducted on a gray Honda Accord that was observed traveling at a high rate of speed along the narrow road.

In addition, the vehicle failed to stop at a stop sign. Deputy Walker initiated his emergency equipment conducting a traffic stop.

During the stop the driver was determined to be under the influence and was found in possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia.

Riley LSO traffic stop

Allen Ray Riley was charged with:

  • Operating a motor vehicle under the influence – first offense
  • Driving on a DUI suspended license – first offense
  • Possession of a controlled substance – first-degree – first offense – Methamphetamine
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia and other charges.

This individual was lodged in the Laurel County Correctional Center.

Photo of accused attached is courtesy of the Laurel County Correctional Center.

Photo of traffic stop and seized contraband provided by the Laurel County Sheriff's Office.



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