K-9 Unit Alerts Trooper to Drugs During Traffic Stop

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Chad Nolan
Photo Courtesy: Kentucky State Police

COLDIRON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Kentucky State Police say a traffic stop ended up in a drug arrest after a K-9 unit discovered drugs in the suspect’s car.

Police say, at about 8:00 p.m., a Trooper pulled over 24-year-old Chad Nolan on HWY 119 on a traffic violation.

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During the stop, the Trooper brought out a K-9 unit that sensed something in the car, and a subsequent search revealed 13 ounces of synthetic marijuana, nearly a gram of methamphetamine, as well as drug paraphernalia.

Nolan was arrested and charged with trafficking and possession.  He was taken to the Harlan County Detention Center.

Chad Nolan
Chad Nolan (Photo Courtesy: Kentucky State Police)