MOUNT STERLING, Ky. (WKYT) – A Montgomery County K-9 officer is being credited for alerting deputies to the presence of drugs in a vehicle during a traffic stop Friday night.
According to a Facebook post from the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were called out to investigate a suspicious vehicle complaint on Owingsville Road.
When the vehicle was found, deputies stopped the driver for a traffic infraction as the vehicle entered Interstate 64.
During the traffic stop, K-9 unit Yago alerted on the vehicle, inside of which was found a large amount of fentanyl and heroin.
25-year-old Tyler Terrill was arrested and charged with trafficking in a controlled substance.
2 others in the vehicle, 30-year-old Justin Urmson, and 32-year-old Ashley White-Burkhardt were also charged with complicity to traffic in a controlled substance.
All three were taken to the Montgomery County Detention Center.