Two arrested in traffic stop that nets $67,000 in illegal drugs

Two arrested in traffic stop that nets $67,000 in illegal drugs

Two arrested in traffic stop that nets $67,000 in illegal drugs

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Posted on December 21, 2012 at 10:19 AM

(WHAS11) -- A traffic stop in Frankfort, Ky has net an estimated $67,000 in illegal drugs.

According to a news release from the Frankfort Police Department, after an officer pulled over a Chevy Caprice for a traffic violation, a Toyota Corolla drove past that traffic stop several times. The driver of that Corolla, identified as 24-year-old Brittany Hawkins, eventually stopped to inquire about the traffic stop. Police say the person they had initially pulled over was her boyfriend, 33-year-old Christopher Mays.

A search of both cars, residence and another unspecified location by police uncovered many pills, 7.6 pound of marijuana, cash and drug paraphernalia totaling an estimated $67,000, police say.

Mays is now charged with Trafficking a Controlled Substance, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and disorderly Conduct.  Hawkins is also facing similar charges.

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