A Frankfort couple were charged with drug trafficking after a traffic stop yielded an estimated $67,000 in pills and marijuana, Frankfort Police say (Kentucky).
Christopher Mays, 33, was stopped in his 1995 Chev-rolet Caprice on Rolling Acres Drive around 6:30 p.m. Dec. 12, police say. During the stop, Officer Josh Baker saw Mays’ girlfriend, 24-year-old Brittany Hawkins, drive by in a Toyota Corolla several times.
Hawkins later stopped to ask about Mays, and police eventually searched both vehicles, the couple’s home on Turnberry Court and a nearby location, according to police. They found 8,195 oxycodone hydrochloride, alprazolam and morphine sulphate pills; 7.6 pounds of marijuana; assorted drug paraphernalia; and cash.
Police say the drugs’ estimated street value is $67,000.
Mays faces charges of first- and third-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, trafficking in marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and second-degree disorderly conduct.
Hawkins is charged with first- and third-degree trafficking in a controlled substance; trafficking in marijuana; tampering with physical evidence; and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Both are free on bond. Mays posted $3,730 and Hawkins $3,220, according to police.
The State Journal: Frankfurt, Kentucky: December 21, 2012
Traffic Stop NETS $67K In Drugs-Couple charged with trafficking