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MPD Nabs Alleged Drug Dealer Sleeping in Walmart Parking Lot

drug arrest meth 01 300MADISONVILLE, Ky. (2/2/14) ― A Madisonville man was arrested for possession of synthetic drugs and trafficking in methamphetamines at 7:44 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 2 in the Walmart parking lot in Madisonville.

According to a Madisonville Police Department report, Officer Ryan Clark arrived at the Walmart parking lot in reference to a complaint of a man sleeping in a silver Nissan Exterra. A check with Central Dispatch revealed the man, Ryan Emery, 33, of Crowley Lane, had an active warrant for his arrest.

After charging Emery on the warrant, Clark was granted consent to search the vehicle. That search revealed a small vile of meth, a meth pipe and scales located in the back seat of the vehicle. Under the seat, Clark located a work glove with approximately 57.2 grams of methamphetamines in a plastic bag, 17 Diazepam, eight Clonazapam, three Xanax and several hypodermic needles.

Emery was charged with possession of synthetic cannabinoid agonists, possession of a controlled substance and trafficking in methamphetamines. He is being lodged in the Hopkins County Detention Center.

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