Harlan traffic stop for DUI results in drug charges for Kettle Island resident
From the Harlan County Sheriff's Department -
On Friday January 20, 2023, Harlan County Deputies Bryan Napier and Jeremy Jones were on patrol in the Bledsoe community when they executed a traffic stop on a vehicle resulting in a DUI arrest.
Through further investigation deputies recovered suspected Heroin, Methamphetamine, digital scales and several syringes.
36-year-old Cameron Caldwell of Kettle Island was arrested and charged with Trafficking in Controlled Substance - 1st degree, 1st offense (Methamphetamine), Trafficking in Controlled Substance - 1st degree, 1st offense (Heroin), drug paraphernalia buy/possess, Possession of Marijuana and DUI.
Caldwell is being held on a $5,000 cash bond.
*All those reported by WRIL as being charged with a crime are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.