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Search Warrant Leads To Drug Arrest

Date of News Release: 03/19/2014

Central City, KY (Muhlenberg County) - The Kentucky State Police has charged two individuals with drug-related offenses after executing a search warrant.

On Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at approximately 3:20 a.m., Trooper Jeff McWhorter, Trooper Jacob Fortney, and Sergeant Tim Sales executed a search warrant at the Bryan Hill Apartments located on West Reservoir Avenue in Central City. Upon executing the search warrant, troopers located approximately three grams of crystal methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.

Tpr. McWhorter arrested Nicholes D. Shanks, 23, of Central City, KY, and Josie A. Dunlap, 22, of Central City, KY. Both subjects were charged with the following offenses:

  1. Trafficking Controlled Substance 1st Degree 1st Offense - Meth (C Felony)
  2. Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (A Misdemeanor)

Mr. Shanks and Ms. Dunlap were lodged in the Muhlenberg County Detention Center.

The Muhlenberg County Sheriff's Department and the Central City Police Department assisted.

To anonymously report any type of suspected illegal drug activity, citizens can call the KSP toll-free drug tip hotline, 1-800-DOPE-TIP. The hotline is answered 24 hours a day, seven days a week.