Kenton Man Facing Charges Following Traffic Stop

Posted on June 23, 2020

A Kenton man is facing charges after a traffic stop conducted by Kenton police Monday night.


According to the report, officers stopped a car on South Leighton Street near Park Avenue.


The driver, identified as 34 year old Daniel Murphy, was issued a citation for driving under suspension and driving on the wrong side of the road.


The report stated that a narcotics trained canine alerted on the vehicle and a search uncovered suspected illegal narcotics.


Officers seized a plastic vial containing a crystal-like substance consistent with methamphetamine, a plastic baggy containing what appeared to look and smell like marijuana, a marijuana cigarette and a cigarette pack containing a rubber glove with .38 special ammunition inside.


Additional charges have not been filed, and the incident remains under investigation.

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