Larue County man arrested for drug trafficking after traffic stop: KSP

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CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) – A 20-year-old Larue County man is charged with drug trafficking following a traffic stop.

A Kentucky State Police trooper conducted a traffic stop on KY 210, 10 miles north of Campbellsville around 10:33 a.m. Friday for a traffic violation.

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During the stop the trooper determined the vehicle being driven by 20-year-old Casey D’Amore, of Magnolia, had a strong odor of marijuana coming from inside, the KSP said.

A Kentucky State Police K-9 was able to locate the presence of narcotics. D’Amore was charged with the following:

  • Operating a Motor Vehicle under the Influence of Drugs
  • Speeding
  • No Brake Lights
  • Operating on a Suspended Operators License
  • Possession of Marijuana
  • Trafficking in Marijuana less than 8 oz
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

A passenger identified as Scott Kuchera, 21, of Campbellsville, was also arrested and charged with the following:

  • Trafficking in Marijuana less than 8 oz
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Trooper Jamie Heller is investigating and was assisted by other members of the Kentucky State Police.