MPD Trosclair 8 1MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/1/17) — A Hanson man found apparently sleeping it off in his vehicle at a local liquor store is facing drug trafficking charges.

Madisonville Police Department reported responding to the 10:08 a.m. Monday complaint call at Father and Son’s Liquor along Lake Peewee Road, where the man was said to possibly be sleeping in his vehicle since 8 a.m.

Sgt. Justin Jones spoke to the slumbering suspect identified as Joseph P. Trosclair, who showed signs of impairment, according to the report. After getting consent to search the vehicle, police reported finding a Hide-A-Key magnet containing a bag of white crystal powder and pills along with another batch of possible meth inside a sock.

In addition, MPD listed the officer located several pills in an unlabeled prescription bottle believed to be Adderall folded in a dollar bill, a Glock 27 handgun and AR-15 semiautomatic rifle.

Trosclair, 37, was charged with first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (meth), second-degree trafficking in a controlled substance and third degree possession of a controlled substance.

He was released from Hopkins County Jail Monday on $5,000 cash bond.

SurfKY News

sitelogosm© Copyright 2008 - 2017 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.

Click here to subscribe to receive daily updates by email.

Most Read This Week...

Aug 15, 2017 15231

UPDATE: Police Investigating Report of Shots Fired in Henderson

by Nick Risley, SurfKY News
Aug 12, 2017 9209

UPDATE: Henderson Man Charged with DUI Following Weekend Accident

by Nick Risley, SurfKY News
Aug 15, 2017 6710

County, City Prepared for Monday’s Total Solar Eclipse

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
Aug 17, 2017 6040

Alleged Reckless Driver Charged with Drug Trafficking

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
Aug 17, 2017 5834

Detective Injured After Suspect Rams Police Car

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
Aug 12, 2017 4260

KYDOT Employees Come to Canadian Family's Rescue

by SurfKY News
Aug 17, 2017 4250

One Vehicle Overturned on I-69 North

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
Aug 15, 2017 3792

Where Will You Be When the Light Goes Out?

by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
Aug 14, 2017 3308

Ohio County Sheriff's Reports Released - Aug. 14

by Janice Stone
Aug 14, 2017 2903

Prunty Recognizes Jon McGehee as Trooper of Year

by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
Aug 14, 2017 2883

Graves Woman Charged after Children Found Wandering in Highway

by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director

Most Read This Month

Aug 11, 2017 52588

UPDATE: Four Arrested in Connection to Convenience Store Raids

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
Aug 09, 2017 43686

KSP, U.S. Marshals Capture Escaped Inmate in Anton

by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director

Weather brought to you by

79°
26°
°F | °C
Mostly Clear
Humidity: 64%
Fri
Mostly Sunny
71 | 88
21 | 31
Sat
Scattered Thunderstorms
70 | 88
21 | 31
Sun
Mostly Sunny
68 | 90
20 | 32
Mon
Partly Cloudy
69 | 94
20 | 34

Stories Trending Today

HPD 8 15
Aug 15, 2017 15231

UPDATE: Police Investigating Report of Shots Fired in Henderson

by Nick Risley, SurfKY News
Veccia 1 8 14
Aug 14, 2017 9209

UPDATE: Henderson Man Charged with DUI Following Weekend Accident

by Nick Risley, SurfKY News
Eclipse
Aug 15, 2017 6710

County, City Prepared for Monday’s Total Solar Eclipse

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
George Martin 8 17
Aug 17, 2017 6040

Alleged Reckless Driver Charged with Drug Trafficking

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Market Report

Market Report brought to you by