Hardin County traffic stop leads to drug arrest

A traffic stop in Hardin County turned into a whole lot more after drugs were found in the car.

The Hardin County Sheriff says one of his deputies, pulled over a Michigan driver on U.S. route 68 North of Kenton Wednesday morning. When he was talking with the driver, the deputy saw signs of illegal drugs in the car.  The deputy searched the car and found 30 pounds of marijuana, along with hash, meth and numerous edible marijuana products.  The driver was sent to the Multi-County Correctional Center, the case is still under investigation by the Hardin County Sheriff's and Prosecutor's Offices 

Press Release from Hardin County Sheriff’s Office 11/30/19

On Wednesday morning of the 27th of November, 2019 a Deputy from the Hardin Co. Sheriff’s Office initiated a traffic stop on US Rt 68 north of Kenton for a traffic violation. Upon making contact with the male occupant/driver from Michigan the Deputy observed signs of illegal narcotics in the vehicle. The deputy conducted a roadside investigation and discovered over 30 pounds of marijuana along with hash, meth amphetamines and numerous edible marijuana products. The driver was arrested and the vehicle impounded for further investigation. The driver was incarcerated at the Multi County Correctional Center in Marion and the investigation continues. The Sheriff’s Office is being assisted by the Hardin County Prosecutor’s Office in this investigation.

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