MANCHESTER, Ky. (WTVQ) – A Clay Co. deputy and a state trooper say they found a handgun and methamphetamine in the car of a wanted man.
The officials say they were headed to Paw Paw road, about 4 miles east of Manchester Friday evening, in reference to a warrant on Eugene “Corky” Price. When they got there, investigators say they found Price sitting in the driver seat of a car with the door open. Price agreed to allow the officials to search the car for guns or drugs.
While searching, the deputy says he found a hand gun on the passenger floor board. The Trooper also found a clear plastic bag containing individually packaged small baggies containing methamphetamine.
Price was arrested for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, as well as trafficking in a controlled substance. He was taken to the Clay Co. Detention Center.