$500K Street Value Seized
Edmonson Voice Report:
Two men have been arrested and charged, one from Wingfield and the other from Bowling Green, in what the BG/WC Drug Task force says is the largest seizure of crystal methamphetamine in Warren County. The street value of the seizure is over $500,000, officials said in a press release.
Following an ongoing investigation, the Bowling Green - Warren County Drug Task Force developed information of a potential load of narcotics coming to Bowling Green.
"We enlisted assistance from the Kentucky State Police Interdiction Team," the press release stated. "Detectives and KSP interdiction located the suspect vehicle returning to Kentucky from the South. When KSP initiated a traffic stop, a brief pursuit followed but Troopers were able to stop the vehicle about 5 miles south of Bowling Green on I-65 at 2 PM yesterday (January 4, 2023). The occupants were arrested without further resistance."
Following a search of the vehicle 80 pounds of crystal methamphetamine (Mexican Meth) was seized from the 2009 Chevrolet Tahoe, according to the release.
The driver, Joseph Adam Raby of 920 Ellis Cole Road, Bowling Green, KY, Age 40 was charged with:
The passenger, Brandon Trent of 901 Jackson Street, Bowling Green, KY, Age 24 was charged with:
The investigation is ongoing and detectives and agents are consulting with the Commonwealth Attorney and United States Attorney’s Office concerning the prosecution of the two arrested, according to the press release.
Both were lodged in the Warren County Regional Jail.