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Arrests made in local cases

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A Milton woman is being held in the Carroll County Detention Center following her Wednesday, Oct. 17, arrest in connection with missing funds from the Milton BP station.

Trooper Brad Arterburn, Public Information Officer for the Kentucky State Police Post 5 at Campbellsburg, said Beverly D. Baxter, 50, was arrested by Trooper Mick Gonterman and charged with one count of theft by unlawful taking over $10,000. Baxter is an employee of the BP station, Arterburn said. Baxter was booked into the CCDC at 11:09 a.m. Wednesday.

The investigation is ongoing, according to Arterburn, as Trooper Gonterman is still reviewing the books at the business. Additional charges may be forthcoming.

Traffic stops lead to arrest of several people

On Saturday, Sept. 29, around 8:30 p.m. a traffic stop in Bedford lead to the arrest of two individuals. Trimble County Constable Craig Lacefield observed a vehicle with one headlight and a child restraint violation. Upon making a traffic stop the driver, Daniel Carmack, 33, of Bedford, was identified as having a suspended operator’s license.

While speaking with a female passenger Lacefield observed her moving a bag from the floorboard to a purse when the constable noticed a plastic container with a green substance that appeared to be marijuana visible to him.

Upon a search of the vehicle 3.4 grams of a substance that appeared to be marijuana was located in the plastic container. Another substance that appeared to be freshly cut marijuana was located wrapped in a newspaper, weighing 31.1 grams. Also a straw and two glass pipes were located that had a white residue on them that field tested positive for methamphetamine.

Daniel Carmack was arrested for Driving on a Suspended Operators License, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Possession of Controlled Substance in the First Degree (methamphetamine). Tia Carmack, 44, of Bedford, was arrested for Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Possession of a Controlled Substance in the First Degree (methamphetamine). Four children in the vehicle were released to a relative. Both subjects were lodged in the Carroll County Detention Center. Deputy Sheriff Tom Starks assisted at the scene.

Trafficking arrest

On Oct. 4 around 5:45 p.m. while off duty and at the Trimble County Park, Constable Lacefield witnessed what appeared to be a hand to hand drug transaction. Upon further investigation persons were identified and information was gathered by Lacefield and KSP Trooper Ryan Gosser.

The constable then made a traffic stop on a vehicle around 9:30 p.m. in front of the Trimble County High School. The driver, Dustin Sullivan, 19 of Bedford, was arrested for Trafficking in a Controlled Substance in the Second Degree.

Upon a search of his vehicle multiple pain pills and a small amount of what appeared to be marijuana were located hidden inside the dash of the vehicle. Sullivan was also charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Second Degree and Possession of Marijuana.  Sullivan was lodged in the Carroll County Detention Center. KSP Troopers Josh Noble, Jim Phelps and Ryan Gosser along with K9 unit Grizz assisted at the scene.