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Traffic Stop Yields Three Drug Arrests in Martin County

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MARTIN COUNTY, KY (WOWK) - Three people were arrested yesterday evening after a traffic stop escalated into a drug bust.

According to a citation, Police arrested Billy Williams, 34, of Nicholasville, Mary Parsons, 25, of Beauty, and Hagan Johnson, 33, of Lexington.

Police say they pulled the suspects' vehicle over due to a traffic violation.

One suspect told police they possessed marijuana when an officer noticed a syringe in the floor of the car.

A search yielded a "large amount" of methamphetamine, marijuana, as well as bags and a scale used for distribution.

The three suspects are facing the following charges:

  • Billy Williams - Operating a vehicle under the influence of drugs, Trafficking in Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine), and Possession of Controlled Substance (Marijuana)
  • Mary Parsons - Trafficking in Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine), and Possession of Controlled Substance (Marijuana), Trafficking (Marijuana), and Drug Paraphernalia
  • Hagan Johnson - Trafficking in Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine), and Possession of Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine), Trafficking (Marijuana), and Drug Paraphernalia
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