arrest handcuffs words red300CHRISTIAN COUNTY, Ky. (5/14/19) — A traffic stop along Madisonville Road in Christian County resulted in a drug arrest shortly after midnight.

Kentucky State Police Post 2 reported Trooper Hunter Carroll witnessed a 2014 red Ford Fushion moving recklessly 12:14 a.m., approximately 5 miles north of Hopkinsville.

The trooper made contact with the driver, identified as Kenneth Alexander, 41 of Oak Grove, finding cocaine and numerous items in the vehicle indicative of drug trafficking activity, KSP reported.

Alexander was taken to Christian County Jail and charged with reckless driving, communication device violation, no registration receipt, no insurance card, failure to notify Kentucky Department of Transportation of address change, possession of drug paraphernalia and first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (cocaine). Information on the jail website was not accessible this afternoon.

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