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News Release

Interdiction Troopers Arrest North Carolina Man

Date of News Release: 3/24/2017

Kuttawa, KY. (March 24, 2017) – On Friday, March 24, 2017, at approximately 8:15 a.m., Kentucky State Police Post 1’s Interdiction Team stopped a vehicle on Interstate 24, near the 45 mile marker. During the traffic stop, Troopers located approximately 11 ounces of high grade marijuana, along with Marijuana edibles and paraphernalia.

Scott N. Williams, age 63, of Mars Hill, North Carolina, was arrested and charged with Trafficking in Marijuana Over 8 Ounces (Class D Felony) and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (Class A Misdemeanor). Scott N. Williams was lodged in the Caldwell County Jail.

The investigation is continuing by Trooper T.J. Williams. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Kentucky State Police Post 1 at 270-856-3721 or anonymously at 1-800-222-5555. Citizens may also report tips anonymously through the KSP app. The app is available for iPhone, iPad and Android applications and can be easily downloaded free of charge through Apple and Google Play stores.