Beaver Dam, KY. (August 4, 2017) – Troopers with the Kentucky State Police made a traffic stop for an traffic violation on the William Natcher Parkway. Through investigation the operator of the vehicle, John Tinnell, was found to be in possession of methamphetamine, marijuana and related drug paraphernalia. Mr. Tinnell was placed under arrest and charged with first degree possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia buy/possess and various traffic offenses. Tinnell was lodged at the Ohio County Detention Center.
Citizens can contribute to highway safety by calling KSP toll-free at: (1-800-222-5555). Citizens can call to confidentially report impaired drivers or any criminal activity. You may also download the free KSP mobile phone app. The app provides quick, direct access to KSP including weather, road and traffic information as well as text, voice and photo tip capabilities to report criminal behavior. The app is available for iPhone, iPad and Android applications and can be easily downloaded free of charge through Apple and Google Play stores.