Man faces firearm and drug charges, after being found unconscious in a truck

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Courtesy: Muhlenberg County Sheriff’s Office

CENTRAL CITY, Ky. (WEHT) – The Muhlenberg County Sheriff’s Office said a man was found unconscious in a truck on the property of a mine with multiple firearms and drugs in his possession.

James Hayes, 43, was found in a truck at Kenamerican Resources on September 18, authorities said.

Investigators said the firearms were stolen.

Hayes is charged with receiving stolen property, trafficking a controlled substance, promoting contraband, possession of a controlled substance, meth possession, possession of radio that receives police messages, criminal trespassing, and drug paraphernalia possession.

Hayes was lodged in the Muhlenberg County Detention Center.

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(This story was originally published on September 24, 2019)

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