2 arrested in Lyon County on drug, forgery charges


KUTTAWA, Ky. (WTVQ) – Kentucky State Police say two men are behind bars after drugs and a fake social security card were found during a traffic stop Monday morning.

Troopers say they stopped a vehicle on I-24 in Lyon County at around 8:30 a.m.  During the traffic stop, investigators say they found heroin, meth, marijuana, and two types of prescription drugs, along with the forged card.

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The driver, 39-year-old Esteban Carmona-Hinojosa, of Nashville was charged with reckless driving, driving without a license, possession and trafficking.  A passenger, 21-year-old Rey D. Guzman-Perez, also of Nashville was charged with possession, and having a forged document.

They were both taken to the Caldwell County Jail.