A Hopkinsville man was arrested at around 1:25 p.m. Sunday on alleged drug trafficking charges following a traffic stop conducted on the Pennyrile Parkway near Crofton, according to a Kentucky State Police press release.

The release states that a KSP trooper observed a vehicle speeding on the parkway at approximately 100 miles per hour.

The trooper then conducted a traffic stop and identified the driver as Antonio L. Matlock, 38, Hopkinsville.

KSP discovered after searching Matlock and his vehicle, that he was allegedly in possession of suspected methamphetamine, suspected ecstasy pills, marijuana and drug paraphernalia, according to the release.

Matlock was arrested and charged with speeding 26 mph or greater over the speed limit, reckless driving, following another vehicle too closely, failure to or improper signal, first-degree trafficking in meth, first-degree trafficking in ecstasy, possession of maijuana, driving on a DUI suspended license and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Matlock was lodged in the Christian County Jail, the release added.

In other reports:

A woman who lives in the 2000 block of Poplar Street reported to police that

  • unknown individuals fired several shots into her home, putting her and two other individuals at risk of serious injury or death at around 10 p.m. Sunday, according to a Hopkinsville Police Department report.

HPD is continuing to investigate the incident, but no suspects were named in the report.

The following 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

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