Clinton man faces drug charges after arrest in Wayne

Posted February 10, 2021 at 2:58 pm

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An Albany, Kentucky man has been arrested in neighboring Wayne County, Kentucky and charged with trafficking in a controlled substance, among other charges.

According to a press release from Wayne County Sheriff Tim Catron, Wesley Brumley, 29, of Albany was arrested, January 29 after being detained during a traffic stop.

On January 29, 2021 at 10:59 p.m., Deputies Derek Dennis and Jerry Meadows conducted a traffic stop on a wrecker type vehicle for traffic violations on Kentucky Highway 3106.

Upon approaching the vehicle, deputy Dennis recognized the driver as having a Kentucky Parole Board Mandatory Reentry Supervision Violation Warrant.

While searching the driver, a syringe was found in his pocket. After a free air sniff search of the vehicle and an alert by Deputy K-9 Unit Dunya, a search warrant was obtained for the vehicle. The search warrant resulted in approximately 28 grams of methamphetamine, drug trafficking drug paraphernalia and $569.00 in cash being seized.

Deputy Dennis charged and arrested Wesley Brumley of Albany, for trafficking in a controlled substance-1st degree (greater than or equal to two grams of methamphetamine), possession of drug paraphernalia, operating on a suspended or revoked operator’s license and for traffic violations.

Brumley was also arrested on the Kentucky Parole Board Mandatory Reentry Supervision Violation Warrant of Arrest for absconding parole supervision, failure to report to parole officer as directed and on a Clinton County District Court Warrant of Arrest for failure to appear for arraignment on the underlying charges of driving on a under the influence suspended operator’s license, failure of owner to maintain required insurance and a traffic violation.

Brumley was lodged in the Wayne County Detention Center.