A traffic stop conducted by the Grayson County Sheriff’s Office resulted in the felony arrest of a Leitchfield man on Tuesday evening, July 26.
At approximately 7:32 p.m. on Tuesday, Grayson County Sheriff’s Office (GCSO) Deputy Joey Beasley stopped a vehicle for expired tags near the intersection of Kentucky Highways 88 and 226, according to a GCSO news release.
“Further investigation by Deputy Beasley revealed the presence of several grams of methamphetamine hidden in the console, along with some marijuana, hydrocodone pills, drug paraphernalia, scales, and over $1,000 in cash on the suspect,” Grayson County Sheriff Norman Chaffins wrote in the release.
Beasley arrested 37-year-old Clifton R. Duggins, of Leitchfield, and charged him with Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon (a large knife hidden under the console); Possession of Drug Paraphernalia; Possession of a Controlled Substance, 1st Degree, 1st Offense (Meth); Trafficking in a Controlled Substance, 1st Degree, 1st Offense (Meth); Prescription Controlled Substance Not in Proper Container; Possession of Controlled Substance, 1st Degree, 1st Offense (Opiates); and Possession of Marijuana, the release states.
Duggins was lodged in the Grayson County Detention Center where he was held on a $10,000.00 full cash bond.
Chaffins said that Duggins also had a prior conviction on meth-related charges.
Reach Matt Lasley at 270-259-9622, ext. 2015.