Boyle Suspect Busted On Drug, Related, Unrelated Charges

DANVILLE - Danville and Boyle County authorities early Saturday reported the arrest of a local man on multiple drug offenses.

The Danville Police Department said Jasper E. McCann (no age stated) was taken into custody shortly after midnight Saturday morning and charged with possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, controlled substances and possession of a handgun by a convicted felon.

According to a department news release, Danville Officer Chris Stratton and Boyle County Special Operations Deputy Derek Robbins went to "McCann's place of employment after receiving an anonymous tip that McCann was in possession of illegal drugs and narcotics."

The police news release also states that "drug detection canines were utilitized." The dogs detected the odor of illegal substances "emitting from McCann's vehicle." The officers searched the car and found the marijuana, suspected oxycontin, the handgun and electronic scales.

Police say McCann also was served with an arrest warrant "for unrelated charges," which were not specified in the news release. There also was no information on McCann's resdience, nor the name or location of his place of employment, where the arrest took place.


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  • by wayne hudson Location: morehead on Feb 23, 2008 at 01:25 PM
    why not just go ahead and legalize marijuana? for one reason, once it's legalized we won't have the problem, you'll be able to tax so much, (there are a couple of honest drug dealers I'm sure) you can't tax yardsale stuff or induvidual craft makers and some who mow yards and such can you? same with selling marijuana, kentucky should be able to bring in some kind of revenue! However I still believe in drug testing employees and that type, but those who smoke marijuana half the time won't work anyways. This should also help out somewhat with Breshear "Indian Giver" taking so much from the schools! Go ahead and legalize it, not nearly as much of our tax dollars will be going to jail and prisons, therefore creating more revenue for Breshear to have. It's going to happen anyways, why not make something from it?

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