According to Wayne County Sheriff Tim Catron a traffic stop has led to a Clinton County man being charged and arrested for drug trafficking.
At 11:15 pm on February 20, 2021 Deputies Derek Dennis and Jerry Coffey conducted the traffic stop for a traffic violation on Columbia Avenue. Deputy Dennis deployed Deputy K-9 Unit Dunya for a free air sniff around the vehicle. Deputy Dunya alerted on the driver side of the vehicle. A search of the driver and of the vehicle resulted in methamphetamine, narcotic pills, digital scales and drug paraphernalia items known to be used in drug trafficking was found.
Anthony Shaw of Albany, Ky. was charged and arrested for trafficking in a controlled substance-1st degree (less than 2 grams of methamphetamine), trafficking in a controlled substance-1st degree (greater than or equal to 10 drugs unspecified), possession of drug paraphernalia, no operator’s license and for traffic violation.
Shaw was lodged in the Wayne County Detention Center.
In another arrest Devin S. McFarland of Monticello, Ky. was arrested for operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol.
McFarland was lodged in the Wayne County Detention Center.