austin arrestMASONVILLE, Ky. (5/15/15) — A Beaver Dam faces several drug offenses after a Kentucky State Police trooper stopped to check on his stalled vehicle late yesterday afternoon in Daviess County.

KSP said the vehicle was stopped on Red-Hill Maxwell Road off U.S. 231 in Daviess County. While investigating, KSP learned the driver, Travis J. Austin, 24, had an outstanding arrest warrant. After arresting Austin, the trooper located what appeared to be methamphetamine in Austin’s pocket.

KSP charged Austin with first-degree possession of a controlled substance/meth – first degree, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana, no insurance, failure to transfer vehicle registration and no registration plates nor receipt. Austin also faces a warrant charge for non-payment of fines.

Austin is being held in the Daviess County Detention Center.

Rita Dukes Smith
SurfKY News Director
Region 3 Vice President

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