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Pulaski County Sheriff Greg Speck reports that a Somerset, Kentucky resident was arrested on Saturday, November 17, 2018 following a traffic stop by Deputy Zach Mayfield.

 

Roscoe Sheerwood Godby, Jr.,  age 45 of Shopfield Road, Somerset was operating a 1998 Toyota Camry on Allens Way when Deputy Mayfield conducted a traffic stop in the parking lot of Paul's Carwash South.  Pulaski 911 Dispatch confirmed that Mr. Godby was being sought on a Kentucky Probation and Parole Warrant for violating the terms of his parole.

 

Deputy Mayfield placed Roscoe Godby, Jr. under arrest and with the assistance of Deputy Marcus Harrison began a search of the vehicle.  The search produced 23.77 grams of suspected methamphetamine in a clear plastic baggie, 5 small baggies containing suspected methamphetamine totaling 9.17 grams, a small quantity of marijuana, four and a half xanax bars, eleven hydromorphone pills, two sets of digital scales and two glass pipes.  In the trunk of the vehicle, deputies found 16 white pills later identified as promethazine. A search of Mr. Godby produced $213.00 cash which was also seized. A set of brass knuckles was located in the subject's back pocket.

 

Additionally, a Police Scanner was located in the vehicle at the time of the search.

 

Mr. Godby was lodged in the Pulaski County Detention Center on the following charges:

1.  Carrying a Concealed Weapon

2.  Illegal Possession of a Legend Drug

3.  Trafficking in a Controlled Substance, 1st Degree. 1st Offense (>or =2 gms.Methamphetamine).

4.   Possession of Marijuana

5.  Possession of Controlled Substance, 3rd Degree-Drug Unspecified

6.  Drug Paraphernalia -Deliver/Manufacture

7.  Possess/Use of Radio that Sends/Receives Police Messages.

8.  Trafficking in Controlled Substance, 1st Degree, 1st Off. (<10 D>U> Drug Unspecified Sch. 1 & 2).

9.  Absconding Parole Supervision (Warrant)

 

Sergeant Cary York and Deputy Aaron Curtis of the PCSO also assisted at the scene.

 

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