MADISONVILLE, Ky. (WEHT) – The Paducah Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) and both Hopkins and Madisonville Police Departments have been investigating a drug trafficking operation for over a month. Police reports say the investigation led them to arrest Roy Stallworth, 50 of Rockford, Michigan on July 18 around 7:50 p.m. for the following charges:

  • Careless Driving
  • Trafficking Marijuana (>5 lbs)
  • Using Restricted Ammo during Felony

According to the authorities, this arrest happened after detectives learned of a possible marijuana shipment to Hopkins County. Officers say they performed a traffic stop and found probable cause which lead to the vehicle being searched. They discovered about 150 pounds of marijuana, an AR-15 and a Glock 9mm handgun.

Stallworth was transported to Hopkins County Detention Center. Madisonville Police Department and Hopkins County Narcotics Unit was assisted by, DEA Paducah, Madisonville Police Patrol Units with their K9 Units, Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office and Kentucky State Police.