On Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at approximately 9:24 PM CST, Trooper Scott Curry conducted a routine traffic stop on a white 1988 dodge pickup truck, 2 miles North of Greensburg on KY 61.
The operator of the vehicle was cited for careless driving.
A passenger in the vehicle, 34 year old Tony Wright of Greensburg, consented to a search resulting in a small zip up baggy being located in his pocket.
The bag contained a small smoke pipe, a straw with residue, rolling papers, a small plastic bag with marijuana, a small vile believed to contain methamphetamine and a xanax pill.
Wright was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance 1st degree, 1st offense (methamphetamine,) possession of a controlled substance, 3rd degree- drug unspecified, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and prescription controlled substance not in proper container 1st offense.
Wright was lodged in the Taylor County Detention Center.