Traffic stop leads to drug arrest

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Kimberly Pevley Herring

DANVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) -A traffic stop on Lebanon Road led to a drug arrest after officers say a woman tried to mislead them about her identity.

Officers say it happened just before 2:00 a.m. on Thursday.  According to police, they had stopped the car for a traffic violation.  During the stop, officers say one of the passengers, 30-year-old Kimberly Pevley Herring of Junction City, tried to convince them that she was a juvenile.  When police investigated further, they discovered Herring had two active warrants and was in possession of narcotics and paraphernalia.

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Herring was arrested at the scene and taken to Boyle County Detention Center.  She had been charged on the outstanding warrants, possession, and giving an officer a false name or address.