On Saturday, December 29th, 2018 at approximately 8:37 PM EST, Trooper Jake Harper was on routine patrol 2 miles south of Campbellsville on KY 55 when he initiated a traffic stop on a 2014 Dodge Journey for a speeding violation.
As Trooper Harper made contact with the driver, 31 year old Andrew Spaulding of Campbellsville, he noticed a strong odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle.
Tpr. Harper then conducted a search of the vehicle and located a small bag of marijuana, a small bag containing suspected cocaine, and digital scales.
After Tpr. Harper administered Field Sobriety Tests, Spaulding was arrested and charged with speeding 22 MPH over limit, DUI 1st possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and trafficking in a controlled substance 1st degree 1st offense (> or = 4 grams cocaine.)
Spaulding was lodged in the Taylor County Detention Center.