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News Release

Kentucky State Police Conduct Early Morning Drug Raid

Date of News Release: 05/19/2017

MURRAY, Ky. (May 19, 2017) –Kentucky State Police’s Drug Enforcement and Special Investigations (DESI), along with KSP Post 1 Troopers, and KSP Special Operations K9 served a search warrant on First Street in Murray this morning at 5:30 a.m. The warrant was issued as a result of an ongoing drug trafficking investigation

During the search, Troopers located various drugs inside the residence along with a large sum of cash believed to be proceeds of drug trafficking.

Clifton D. Jones, age 37, of Murray, Kentucky was arrested and charged with First Degree Trafficking a Controlled Substance (Meth), First Degree Trafficking a Controlled Substance (Cocaine), Trafficking Marijuana 2nd Offense, Tampering with Physical Evidence, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Jones was lodged in the Calloway County Jail.

The investigation is continuing by KSP DESI. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Kentucky State Police DESI at 270-746=7834 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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