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KSP Charges 2 Calloway County Residents with Numerous Drug Charges

Date of News Release: 11/11/2015

(Murray, KY) - Kentucky State Police Trooper Jody Cash and Trooper Eric West were investigating a harassment complaint on Deerpath Trail in Murray, KY on November 10, 2015 at approximately 8:05 P.M.

During the investigation Trooper's were given consent to search a residence they were at. Trooper's located 4 marijuana plants in an indoor marijuana grow operation, along with numerous firearms and various prescription medications. One of the firearms had been previously reported stolen from McCracken County. Douglas A. Cornwell, 44 of Murray, KY, was arrested and charged with Cultivation of Marijuana less than 5 plants (firearm enhanced), Possession of Marijuana (firearm enhanced), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (firearm enhanced), and Receiving Stolen Firearm. Tonya M. Cornwell, 49 of Murray, KY, was arrested and charged with Cultivation of Marijuana less than 5 plants (firearm enhanced), Possession of Marijuana (firearm enhanced), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, (firearm enhanced), Tampering with Physical Evidence, Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd Degree, Possession of a Legend Drug, and Prescription Drug Not in Proper Container.

The Cornwell's were lodged in the Calloway County Detention Center. The investigation continues by Trooper Jody Cash.