Edmonson Voice Report:
A Smiths Grove area man was arrested yesterday and faces multiple drug possession charges after a traffic stop on Morgantown Road.
According to Kentucky State Police, while patrolling at 6:45PM on Thursday, October 14th, troopers conducted a traffic stop on a 2004 Saab passenger vehicle traveling on KY-70 (Morgantown Road) near KY-655 for equipment and traffic violations.
KSP said that during the stop, troopers were granted consent to search by the driver, Joshua Keith Lashley, age 35 of Smiths Grove. During a search of the vehicle, drug paraphernalia along with suspected marijuana and other controlled substances were located in the vehicle, according to police.
Lashley was arrested and lodged in the Hart County Jail and charged with the following:
The investigation is ongoing and being led by Trooper Trevor High.