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Ohio County Man Arrested on Drug Related Charges

Date of News Release: 2/26/2017

BEAVER DAM, KY (February 24, 2018) – Kentucky State Police troopers conducted a welfare check around 10:45pm on a vehicle at Mitchel’s Grocery in Beaver Dam.

Through the investigation, troopers determined the operator, Dustin A. Smith, 28 of Beaver Dam was impaired. Smith was arrested without incident and charged with:
1) Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence.
2) Possession of a Controlled Substance 1st Degree.
3) Drug paraphernalia.

Smith was transported and lodged in the Ohio County Detention Center in Hartford, KY.

Ohio County Sheriff deputies assisted KSP troopers. Citizens can contribute to highway safety by calling KSP toll-free at: (1-800-222-5555). Citizens can call to confidentially report impaired drivers or any criminal activity. You may also download the free KSP mobile phone app. The app provides quick, direct access to KSP including weather, road and traffic information as well as text, voice and photo tip capabilities to report criminal behavior. The app is available for iPhone, iPad and Android applications and can be easily downloaded free of charge through Apple and Google Play stores.