On Friday, September 20th, 2019 at 6:18pmET, Trooper Jake Harper was on routine patrol on HWY 910 when he initiated a traffic stop on a 2017 Toyota Corolla for a traffic violation. Consent to search the vehicle was given resulting in Tpr. Harper locating a syringe containing suspected methamphetamine.
The operator, 40-year-old Tabatha Allen of Liberty, KY was arrested and charged with No Registration Receipt, No Registration Plates, No Operators License, Failure of Non-Owner/Operator to Maintain Required Insurance (1st offense), Possession of a Controlled Substance 1st degree (Methamphetamine), and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
Allen was lodged in the Casey County Detention Center.