Passenger in truck facing drug charges after traffic stop in Ballard County

(Source: Pexels/Tima Miroshnichenko)
(Source: Pexels/Tima Miroshnichenko)

WICKLIFFE, Ky. (KBSI) – A man from Arkansas faces drug charges after a traffic stop in Ballard County, Ky. on Tuesday.

A deputy with the Ballard County Sheriff’s Office stop a red Chevrolet truck in Wickliffe for a traffic violation about 11:09 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 25.

A passenger in the backseat was found to be in possession of methamphetamine, according to the Ballard County Sheriff’s Office.

Michael Burton of Helena, Arkansas faces charges of possession of controlled substance, 1st degree, 1st offense (methamphetamine), possession of controlled substance, 3rd degree – drug unspecified, drug paraphernalia-buy/possess and failure to wear a seat belt.

Burton was taken to the Ballard County Jail.

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