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Troopers Locate Over 75 Pounds of Marijuana on Traffic Stop

Date of News Release: 4/19/2017

KUTTAWA, Ky.(April 19, 2017) – On Tuesday, April 18, 2017, Kentucky State Police Troopers T. J. Williams and Lewie Dodd, assigned with the Post 1 Interdiction Team, stopped a vehicle near the 47 mile marker in Lyon for a traffic violation. During the traffic stop, Troopers observed indicators of criminal behavior and subsequently searched the vehicle. During the search, Troopers located marijuana edibles as well as over 75 pounds of high grade marijuana.

Michael D. Wilson, age 37, of Edmonds, Washington was arrested and charged with Trafficking Marijuana Greater than Five Pounds (Felony). Wilson was lodged in the Caldwell County Jail.

The investigation is continuing by Master Trooper Lewie Dodd. 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.

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