Police: Speeding violation leads to drug arrest

A traffic stop in Campbellsville leads to a drug arrest, according to state police.

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CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) – A traffic stop in Campbellsville leads to a drug arrest, according to state police.

Troopers say on Monday morning they pulled over 21-year-old Anshawn Francis of Hopkinsville because he was speeding.

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Police say during the investigation they discovered that Francis had a suspended license and was not wearing his seat belt.

Marijuana and digital scales were found in the vehicle along with a handgun, according to investigators.

Francis was arrested and charged with Speeding, Failure to Wear Seat Belt, Operating on a Suspended License, Trafficking in Marijuana and Reckless Driving.