1 facing drug charges after traffic stop in Wickliffe

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WICKLIFFE, Ky. (KBSI) – A Georgia native faces drug charges in Ballard County after a traffic stop.

Kali Urenamarte of Byron, Georgia faces charges of reckless driving, operating on a suspended/revoked operator license, possession of a controlled substance – first degree, first offense (methamphetamine) and drug paraphernalia – buy/possess.

A Ballard County Sheriff’s deputy conducted a traffic stop on a white Ford Fusion that was traveling west on Hwy. 286 in Wickliffe on Oct. 1 about 3:46 a.m.

The car was driven by Kali Urenamarte of Byron, Georgia. Urenamarte has a revoked driver’s license, according to the sheriff’s office.

The deputy deployed K9 Kony. After the K9 Kony alerted to the presence of illegal narcotics a search found two baggies of methamphetamine and numerous items related to drug paraphernalia, according to the sheriff’s office.

Urenamart was arrested and taken to the Ballard County Jail.

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