Waynesburg man arrested after “unknown” drug found


WAYNESBURG, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Lincoln County Sheriff says that deputies have arrested a man who they found intoxicated in the middle of the road.

Gary Stidham
Gary Stidham (Photo Courtesy: Lincoln Co. Regional Jail)

The Sheriff says deputies were called to Ike Singleton Road on Wednesday, about a man standing in the road.  When they arrived, they say the found Gary Stidham, who was showing signs of being under the influence.

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Deputies say they had to use force to subdue Stidham, after he refused to comply to verbal commands.

He was put in handcuffs, and then deputies searched him, finding a large amount of cash and an “unknown type of drug” hidden in an inhaler.

Stidham was charged with possession and trafficking and taken to the Lincoln County Regional Jail.