Traffic stop leads to drug arrest 

Published 2:03 pm Thursday, November 30, 2017

CRAB ORCHARD – A traffic stop resulted in a drug arrest after law enforcement allegedly found pills in a passenger’s sock.

Ray J. Troyer, 35, of 8992 Ky 643, was arrested Nov. 16 by Lincoln County Sheriff’s Deputy Michael Mullins and charged with two counts of possession of a controlled substance and prescription controlled substance not properly contained.

Troyer was a passenger when Mullins stopped a vehicle at about 7:40 p.m. for traffic violations, according to the arrest citation.

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Mullins stated he was familiar with Troyer and was aware that he had an active arrest warrant. The deputy confirmed the warrant, which was for failure to pay fines.

“Upon a search incident to arrest, subject stated that he had some pills in his sock,” the arrest warrant states.

Troyer allegedly retrieved a small, tube container from his sock, which contained one 7.5 mg hydrocodone, three klonopin tabs and one small baggy containing a white, crystal substance.