KSP: Traffic stop leads to drug arrest in Whitley County

WHITLEY COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – State Police say after receiving a complaint about a reckless driver on I-75 in Whitley County on Wednesday, a traffic stop led to the arrest of a man on DUI and drug charges.

Investigators say 30-year old Dewayne T. Farmer of Richmond, had suspected methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia and a stolen handgun in his car.  State Police say he was arrested shortly after 2:00 a.m. and charged with DUI, Possession of a Controlled Substance 1st Degree 2nd Offense, Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon, Receiving Stolen Property, Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st Degree, Operating a Motor Vehicle on a Suspended License and Resisting Arrest.

Farmer was arrested at the scene and lodged in the Whitley County Detention Center.  The investigation continues, according to State Police.

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