drug arrest meth 01 300 copyWHITE PLAINS, Ky. (3/16/14) – Kentucky State Police has arrested a Hanson man on drug-related charges.

Trooper Cody Kromer conducted a traffic stop for failure to illuminate rear license plate at approximately 10:24 p.m. Friday, March 14  on Kentucky 813 at Bob Bruce Lane.

According to a KSP report, the driver, Edward Taylor, 57, of Hanson, was impaired. Through the investigation, Trooper Kromer located two pills on Taylor identified by poison control as oxymorphone and also  a bag of methamphetamine.

Trooper Kromer charged Taylor with the following offenses possession of controlled substance first degree, first offense/methamphetamine; possession of drug paraphernalia; possession of controlled substance, second degree, drug unspecified; prescription not in proper container; rear license plate not illuminated; and, driving under the influence, first offense.

Taylor was lodged in the Hopkins County Detention Center

Trooper Kromer was assisted on the scene by Trooper Joseph Bartolotti.

To anonymously report any type of suspected illegal drug activity, citizens can call the KSP toll-free drug tip hotline, 1-800-DOPE-TIP. The hotline is answered 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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