Muhlenberg Co. woman faces meth charges after traffic stop

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Courtesy: Muhlenberg County Detention Center

CENTRAL CITY, Ky. (WEHT) – Kentucky State Police arrested a Muhlenberg County woman on Thursday on several drug charges.

KSP says a trooper pulled over Dana Mackey, 31, of Beechmont, Ky. before 2:15 p.m. in Central City. KSP says Mackey had several active warrants for her arrest.

While speaking to her, the trooper says Mackey gave a false name, and further investigation revealed she was in possession of suspect methamphetamine and prescription pills.

Mackey was arrested and lodged in the Muhlenberg County Detention Center. She is charged with possession of controlled substance, drug paraphernalia buy/process, and tampering with physical evidence.

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(This story was originally published on March 13, 2020)

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