Traffic stop leads to Owensboro man’s arrest

Traffic stop leads to Owensboro man’s arrest
Published: Jan. 26, 2023 at 11:43 AM CST
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OWENSBORO, Ky. (WFIE) - An Owensboro man is facing charges after police say they pulled him over for a traffic violation.

According to a press release, that happened around 10:15 p.m. on East Byers Avenue and New Hartford Road.

Officials with the Kentucky State Police say a trooper identified the driver as 44-year-old Chad Davis.

Police say during the stop, a KSP trooper and a Daviess County Sheriff canine found six individually packaged bags of suspected meth, scales and a pistol.

Davis was arrested and charged with the following:

  • Trafficking in Controlled Substance 1st Degree, 2nd (or greater) Offense-Methamphetamine
  • Possession of a Handgun by Convicted Felon
  • Disregarding a Stop Sign

Davis was transported and booked in the Daviess County Detention Center in Owensboro.

44-year-old Chad Davis
44-year-old Chad Davis(Daviess County Detention Center)
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