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WESTERN KY (10/18/16) - On October 15, 2016, at 10:28 P.M., Trooper Jonathan Johnson conducted a traffic stop after observing a vehicle driving erratically. 

During contact with the operator, Trooper Johnson smelled the odor of burnt marijuana coming from the vehicle. The driver, David Stokes of Elkton, submitted to field sobriety tests.

As a result of the sobriety tests, Stokes was arrested for Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence.

A search of Mr. Stokes revealed marijuana and paraphernalia used to ingest methamphetamine. A further search of the vehicle located a container with several bags of suspected methamphetamine.

Mr. Stokes was lodged in the Todd County Jail on charges of Careless driving, Operating a Motor Vehicle under the Influence, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Trafficking a Controlled Substance 1st Degree 1st Offense - Methamphetamines .

Information provided by The Kentucky State Police
Posted by J.L. Graham
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