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Elkton officer charged with buying drugs on duty

ELKTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky State Police have charged an Elkton city police officer with drug offenses.

The KSP said the agency got information Thursday that an Elkton officer tried to buy narcotics while on duty. An undercover investigation was conducted and Officer Russell Morris was arrested and charged with drug violations, enhanced by having a gun, and official misconduct. The drug wasn't specified.

Morris was booked into the Muhlenberg County Detention Center.


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