Traffic stop yields big arrest

MADISONVILLE, KY (WFIE) - A Madisonville man has been arrested following a routine traffic stop him for speeding.

It happened just before midnight Monday night on Nebo Road in Madisonville. 

Police say they searched the car after finding an unlabeled pill bottle on the floor.

They say a large bag of marijuana was hidden under the dashboard. The search also turned up a large amount of suspected cocaine.

33-year-old Anthony Garrott is now charged with trafficking, both a controlled substance and marijuana.

Other charges include tampering with physical evidence and speeding.

After a search warrant was obtained, police say a check of Garrott's home turned up cash, drugs and weapons.

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