Green River Correctional Complex officer arrested

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MUHLENBERG CO., Ky. (WFIE) - Kentucky State Police say they have arrested a correctional officer of Green River Correctional Complex in Muhlenberg County.

Troopers say they were contacted by the Kentucky Department of Corrections (DOC) that they suspected correctional officer Nickolas Rogers had been bringing illegal drugs into the prison.

They say during their investigation, drugs were found.

Rogers has been charged with Trafficking in a controlled substance 1st degree, 1st offense, greater than 2 grams (Meth), Trafficking in a controlled substance 1st degree, 1st offense, greater than 4 grams (cocaine), Trafficking in marijuana less than 8 oz., Trafficking in synthetic drugs 1st degree, Promoting Contraband 1st degree, Trafficking in a controlled substance, 3rd degree, 1st offense, greater than 20 but less than 120 dosage units (drug unspecified), and Possession of drug paraphernalia.

The investigation is ongoing.

Nickolas Rogers
Nickolas Rogers (Source: Muhlenberg Co. Jail)

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