A Hopkinsville man was arrested Monday morning while at South Main Street and Thornton Court for a charge of drug possession and two warrants.
Police received a call around 7:40 a.m. Monday concerning a suspicious person in the area of South Main Street, the report stated. When officers arrived in the area, they observed a man who matched the description of the suspicious person get into a vehicle.
Officers conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle and asked for identification from both the man and the driver. The driver provided his, but the passenger allegedly could not.
Police then detained the man, before he finally gave officers his information, identifying himself as Dustin L. Gary, 26.
Officers searched Gary and allegedly discovered needles and pills in his pants pockets. Police then discovered Gary had two warrants for his arrest out of Christian County.
Gary was arrested and served his warrants. The first warrant was for shock probation violation. The second was for second-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, third-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, engaging in organized crime and probation violation.
Gary was also charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and illegal possession of a legend drug following the traffic stop, the report added.
In other reports
• Isaiah M. Fortman, 20, Oak Grove, was arrested at 9:50 p.m. Monday at Fort Campbell Boulevard near the Murray State University Hopkinsville Regional Campus for speeding 23 mph over the limit, possession of marijuana, possession of synthetic drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia, according to an HPD report.
This information was obtained through police, police reports or the Christian County Jail. Readers are reminded that a charge is only an accusation and everyone is entitled to the presumption of innocence until proven guilty in a court of law.