KSP: Drugs hidden in man's car, including in dash and spare tire
PRINCETON, KY (AP) -
Kentucky State Police arrested a South Carolina man who was driving a car with ten pounds of marijuana hidden in the dash, trunk and spare tire.
Police stopped the Mercury Milano on Interstate 24 in western Kentucky around noon for speeding. During the stop, according to a release from state police, a trooper noticed "indicators of criminal activity" and was given consent to search the car.
Trooper T.J. Williams found marijuana inside the dash, in the trunk along the right and rear fenders and in the spare tire. Thirty Adderall pills were also found, according to state police.
The driver, 33-year-old Saleh M. Al Garad, of Columbia, S.C. was arrested and charged with speeding, drug trafficking and other drug offenses.
Al Garad was jailed in the Caldwell County Detention Facility.
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