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.

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.