FRIDAY NIGHT DRUG ARREST IN WARREN COUNTY PDF Print
Sunday, 20 March 2011 06:26

 

Just after 7:30pm last night, Trooper Daren Phelps with the Kentucky State Police, Post 3 responded to US 68 to assist the Bowling Green Police Department with traffic control.

While informing motorist of the traffic delay, Trooper Phelps made contact with a vehicle operated by 20-year-old Joshua Lamastus, age 20, of Bowling Green. While speaking to Lamastus, Trooper Phelps detected a strong chemical odor coming from the vehicle.   Consent to search was given by Lamastus.

The search of the vehicle yielded 2.2 lbs of marijuana and a firearm.  Joshua Lamastus and his passenger, 21-year-old Derrick W. Herald, also of Bowling Green, were arrested and lodged in the Warren County Regional Jail.   Lamastus and Herald are both charged with Trafficking in Marijuana 8 oz. or more, but less than 5 lbs. and Possession of Marijuana.

The investigation is still ongoing and is being lead by Trooper Daren Phelps.   Trooper Phelps was assisted at the scene by Trooper Derek Grant.

 

 

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