Police Seize Suspected Drugs Following Traffic Stop in Kenton

Posted on July 17, 2020

A Kenton man is facing charges after a traffic stop Thursday in the 500 block of South Wayne Street.


According to the report from the Kenton Police Department, a narcotics trainer canine alerted on the vehicle and a search was conducted.


Officers say they located suspected heroin, a green leafy substance believed to be marijuana and a couple of drug paraphernalia items in the car.


They also seized over $3000 in cash.


50 year old Gary Whitaker was issued a summons for illegal use or possession of drug paraphernalia.


He was also cited for traffic offenses of expired, fictitious plates.


The incident remains under investigation.

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