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KY Officer accused of buying drugs while on duty

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On Thursday, the Kentucky State Police received information that an Elkton, KY police officer was attempting to buy narcotics while on duty. 

Investigators say their undercover units performed a controlled delivery to Officer Russell Morris of the Elkton Police Department. 

Morris is charged with Official Misconduct 1st Degree, Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st  Degree 1st Offense - Drug Unspecified - Firearm Enhanced, and Possession of a Synthetic Cannabinoid Agonist - Firearm Enhanced.  

He was taken into custody and booked into the Muhlenberg County Detention Center.

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