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Two from Louisville arrested in Knox County Ky charged with trafficking large amount of meth

From The Knox County Ky Sheriff's Department -

Thursday, April 2, 2020 at 10:30am - Deputy Bobby Jones initiated a traffic stop on a Ford SUV for crossing the center line while he was behind the vehicle on Brad Martin Lane

Upon contact with the driver Jones obtained consent to search the vehicle and removed both occupants.

The passenger, 32 year old Jalisa Woods of Louisville, displayed a large item concealed within her clothing when she was removed from the vehicle. Upon questioning she presented a plastic bag containing suspected methamphetamine. Further search yielded a large amount of cash.

The plastic bag was found to contain over 3/4 of a pound of suspected methamphetamine.

Woods, and the driver of the vehicle 30 year old Courtney Pierce also of Louisville, were arrested and lodged in the Knox County Jail charged with trafficking a controlled substance - 1st degree, 1st offense (Methamphetamine).

Courtney Pierce was also charged with careless driving, no operators license, and no insurance.

Assisting in the investigation and arrest was Deputy Sam Mullins.

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