Beaver Dam, KY. (August 15th, 2017) – Kentucky State Police executed a traffic stop in Beaver Dam. Upon contact with the operator, Troopers determined him to be Matthew G. Wright, 48, of West Virginia. Through investigation, Troopers discovered Wright to be in possession of methamphetamine and related drug paraphernalia. Wright was also charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence and failure to wear a seat belt. Wright was arrested and transported to 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.