Two Owensboro women arrested after traffic stop


OWENSBORO, Ky. (WTVQ)—A Kentucky State Police trooper stopped a vehicle on KY 54 East of Owensboro around 11pm for a traffic violation Monday.

While investigating, the trooper suspected the operator to be impaired. The driver identified as Kelsey Lanham was arrested for operating a motor vehicle under the influence. During her arrest, the trooper located a glass pipe and suspected methamphetamine in her vehicle and in her pocket.

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The trooper also arrested the passenger who was identified as Billie Combs, of Owensboro.


State police say both were transported and lodged in the Daviess County Detention Center in Owensboro.

Citizens can contribute to highway safety by calling KSP toll-free at: (1-800-222-5555). Citizens can call to confidentially report impaired drivers or any criminal activity. You may also download the free KSP mobile phone app. The app provides quick, direct access to KSP including weather, road and traffic information as well as text, voice and photo tip capabilities to report criminal behavior. The app is available for iPhone, iPad and Android applications and can be easily downloaded free of charge through Apple and Google Play stores.