Jamarius Duncan

Jamarius Duncan

On Friday, June 6, at approximately 9:23 p.m., agents with the South Central Kentucky Drug Task Force conducted a traffic stop on a 2000 gold Toyota Corolla on South Morgan Street, between East 5th and 6th Streets in Russellville.

Operating the vehicle was Sa’Juan Watkins, 25, of Russellville with Jamarius Duncan, 22, of Russellville in the front passenger seat.

Russellville's Police Department K-9 exhibited a positive alert on the vehicle, detecting the odor of illegal drugs. Agents located a large amount of suspected marijuana inside the vehicle. Watkins was in possession of a significant amount of US currency.

Watkins was lodged in the Logan County Detention Center under charges of trafficking in marijuana (8 oz to < 5 lbs), possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Duncan possessed an active warrant out of Logan County and was lodged in the Logan County Detention Center as well.

Upon being booked into the detention center, Duncan was found to be in possession of marijuana, concealed in his undergarment. Duncan was additionally charged with promoting contraband first degree, possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Assisting in the case were the Russellville Police Department and the Logan County Sheriff Department.