BOWLING Environmentally friendly, Ky. – The Bowling Environmentally friendly-Warren County Drug Activity Power arrested a Cave City man Thursday at Greenwood Shopping mall.
The endeavor pressure was asked to support the Glasgow Police Division Street Crime Unit in apprehending the Eric Sturgeon, 40, who was believed to be in the place of the Greenwood Shopping mall, according to a release from the task power.
He was required on a parole violation and bench warrant in Barren County.
Sturgeon experienced been produced from custody in Barren County with an ankle watch which he is accused of removing, and he has been desired due to the fact Jan. 26.
Detectives initiated surveillance and found him in the shopping mall parking lot.
Detectives asked for aid from a Kentucky Condition Police K-9 which alerted to the existence of narcotics in Sturgeon’s car or truck, according to the release.
Next a good strike from the K-9 a look for warrant was acquired for the automobile. The research unveiled a semi-computerized handgun, around 6 ounces of crystal meth, more than 3 ounces of marijuana, digital scales, a number of baggies, and $685 in hard cash, according to the launch.
Sturgeon was billed with currently being a convicted felon in possession of a handgun, to start with-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, trafficking in cannabis significantly less than eight ounces and possession of drug paraphernalia, according to Warren Circuit Court records.
He was lodged in the Warren County Regional Jail. Warren District Decide Sam Potter set his bond at $5,000 cash. A preliminary listening to is scheduled for Wednesday.