Grand jury indicts Hickman man for 10 counts of cocaine trafficking

Grand jury indicts Hickman man for 10 counts of cocaine trafficking

Posted: Monday, November 26, 2012 5:00 pm

A Hickman, Ky., man was arrested Friday following his indictment by the Fulton County Grand Jury.
Christopher L. Smith was taken into custody during an 11 p.m. traffic stop Friday on Atwood Street in Hickman.
Smith was indicted by the grand jury on Nov. 15 on 10 counts of trafficking a controlled substance (cocaine), first degree, second or greater offense; and two counts persistent felony offender.
During Friday’s traffic stop, Smith was alleged to be in possession of a small amount of marijuana. The Fulton County Sheriff’s Office K-9 officer and Cookie the K-9 were brought to the scene and the dog did indicate on the vehicle.
Smith was arrested on the charges of operating on a suspended or revoked operator’s license, failure to surrender a suspended or revoked operator’s license, failure of non-owner to maintain required insurance and possession of marijuana.
The vehicle Smith was operating was seized since it was used during the drug transactions, a release from the department stated.
Smith was being lodged in the Fulton County Detention Center on a $50,500 cash bond.

Published in The Messenger 11.26.12

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