Sheriff: I-75 traffic stop leads to drug arrest of Kentucky man

A Kentucky man was arrested on drug charges late Tuesday morning following a traffic stop on Interstate 75 in Butler County.

The Butler County Sheriff’s Office Highway Interdiction Unit stopped a vehicle just after 11 a.m. Deputies searched the vehicle and found narcotics hidden inside, according to a release from Butler County Sheriff Richard Jones.

The sheriff’s office seized approximately two pounds of suspected methamphetamine, seven grams of suspected fentanyl and about $2,500 cash.

Jamaal Edward Thomas, 35, of Bardstown, Kentucky, was arrested and charged with trafficking in drugs, possession of drugs and possession of fentanyl, all felony charges.

Credit: Butler County Sheriff's Office

Credit: Butler County Sheriff's Office

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