Friday, February 19, 2016

Providence man arrested on drug charges

Kentucky State Police have charged a Providence man with traffic and drug-related offenses after conducting a traffic stop.

On Thursday at approximately 9:45 p.m., Trooper Cody Kromer observed Randy L. Travis, 47, of Providence operating a Ford truck on West Elm Street in Clay with no tail lights and making a turn without using a signal.

During the course of the traffic stop, Trooper Kromer determined that Travis was under the influence of a controlled substance. A search of his person found two prescription pills and rolling papers. A search of the truck revealed a plastic bag containing suspected methamphetamine. Travis also was operating on a suspended operator’s license.

Travis was lodged in the Webster County Detention Center and charged with the following offenses:
  • Improper equipment.
  • Failure to or improper signal.
  • DUI, first offense.
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia.
  • Possession of controlled substance (meth), first degree, first offense.
  • Operating on a suspended or revoked operator’s license.