A significant amount of methamphetamine, other drugs and cash were 
found and seized by local officers during a traffic stop over the 
weekend. Left to right are—Monticello Police Officer Jeremy Thompson, Deputy Brent Rose, Deputy Derek Dennis and Deputy Jacob Vanover.
    According to Wayne County Sheriff Tim Catron, his office has 
arrested and charged a Wayne County man on multiple charges including 
trafficking in a controlled substance.
    Deputies Derek Den-nis and Brent Rose conducted a traffic stop on KY 
90 on a 2002 Chevrolet pickup truck driven by Justin Fairchild for a 
traffic violation.
    Upon initial contact with the driver, Dennis observed a clear 
plastic baggie containing a crystal-like substance consistent with 
containing meth-amphetamine. As Fairchild was being arrested, he 
began resisting arrest and began fighting with Dennis and Deputy 
Jacob Vanover, who had arrived at the scene to assist.
    After being placed under arrest a search of the vehicle was 
conducted with over 103 grams of methamphetamine,  one ounce of 
marijuana, four hydrocodone tablets, several clear plastic baggies, a 
police scanner and $209 in cash was located and seized.
    Fairchild was arrested and charged with trafficking in a controlled 
substance first degree (greater than 2 grams of methamphetamine), 
trafficking in marijuana (less than 8 ounces) second offense, two 
counts of assault third degree (on police officer or probation 
officer), possession of a controlled substance first degree (drug 
unspecified), possession of drug paraphernalia, resisting arrest, 
tampering with physical evidence and for traffic violations.
    Fairchild was lodged in the Wayne County Detention Center.
    Deputies Dennis, Rose, and Vanover were assisted at the scene by Monticello Police Officer Jeremy Thompson.

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