Hopkinsville Woman Charged With Multiple Offenses After Traffic Stop
Date of News Release: 02/02/2015
Kirkmansville, KY (Todd County) - The Kentucky State Police has charged a Hopkinsville woman with several drug and traffic-related offenses after conducting a traffic stop.
On Tuesday, January 27, 2015, at approximately 4:03 p.m., Trooper Curtis Crick conducted a traffic stop on KY 171, in Kirkmansville, on a vehicle operated by Teresa E. Hayes, 46, of Hopkinsville.
During the stop, Trooper Crick determined that Ms. Hayes was impaired, and was subsequently arrested. The Christian County Sheriff's Department K-9 unit responded to the scene and the K-9 alerted to the presence of illegal drugs in the vehicle. A search of the vehicle revealed pills, marijuana, and drug paraphernalia. Ms. Hayes was transported to the Todd County Detention Center. During a search of her person, conducted inside the detention center, Todd County deputy jailers located a bag of suspected methamphetamine.
Ms. Hayes was lodged in the Todd County Detention Center and charged with the following offenses:
- Speeding 18 MPH Over the Limit
- Careless Driving
- DUI 1st Offense
- Failure to Notify Address Change to Department of Transportation
- Trafficking Controlled Substance 1st Degree 1st Offense – Meth
- Possession Controlled Substance 3rd Degree
- Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
- Prescription Controlled Substance Not in Proper Container 1st Offense
- Possession of Marijuana
- Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon
- Promoting Contraband 1st Degree