Elkton officer charged with buying drugs on duty

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Associated Press

Posted on January 25, 2013 at 11:01 AM

Updated Friday, Jan 25 at 11:01 AM

ELKTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police have charged an Elkton city police officer with drug offenses.

The KSP said the agency got information Thursday that an Elkton officer tried to buy narcotics while on duty. An undercover investigation was conducted and Officer Russell Morris was arrested and charged with drug violations, enhanced by having a gun, and official misconduct. The drug wasn't specified.

Morris was booked into the Muhlenberg County Detention Center.

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