Ryan Kennedy

Ryan Kennedy

On July 8th at approximately 9:46 a.m., agents with the South Central Kentucky Drug Task Force observed four separate traffic violations on a white Ford Focus.

A traffic stop was conducted on Concord Road and contact was made with the sole occupant, Ryan Kennedy, 32, of Russellville.

K-9 Anita was deployed and displayed a positive alert for narcotics within the vehicle.

Located in Kennedy’s shorts was approximately 7.85 grams of suspected methamphetamine.

Kennedy was taken into custody and lodged at the Logan County Detention Center on charges of trafficking in a controlled substance first degree (greater than 2 grams of methamphetamine), possession of a controlled substance first degree (methamphetamine), possession of drug paraphernalia, speeding 12 mph over the limit, obstructed windshield, failure to wear seatbelt, and no registration plates.

Assisting agencies included the Russellville Police Department.