A Harlan woman is facing multiple charges including trafficking after police allegedly found drugs in her possession during a traffic stop.
Angela Robbins, 26, was arrested by Kentucky State Police Trooper James Earl Hensley on Monday.
According to a press release, Hensley made a traffic stop on U.S.119 in the Baxter community at approximately 9:20 p.m. He stopped a gold 2006 Chevrolet Impala and made contact with the occupants of the vehicle. During the traffic stop Hensley discovered Robbins, a passenger in the vehicle, had an active indictment warrant from Knox County. While conducting the investigation Hensley located several different types of drugs and cash in Robbins’ possession. Hensley located a bottle of neurontin, clonazepam, Suboxone strips, a pipe used to smoke marijuana, rolling papers, a used needle and $127 in cash. Robbins admitted to Hensley that she had been using drugs.
Robbins was charged with failure to wear a seat belt, second- and third-degree trafficking a controlled substance, trafficking in legend drugs, prescription controlled substance not in proper container, possession of drug paraphernalia and public intoxication by controlled substance. She was lodged in the Harlan County Detention Center on a $10,000 full cash bond.
The case is under investigation Hensley.
In other police activity, a press release from the Cumberland City Police Department states Officer Kenny Raleigh is investigating an alleged stabbing incident.
The release states Stephen Golden and Kelly Coker told police two men allegedly entered their home at approximately 3:15 a.m. looking for medication. Coker was choked and punched and Golden was stabbed five times.
No other information was made available regarding the alleged stabbing.
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