Kentucky man arrested after troopers find ounces of marijuana in D.A.R.E. bag

Photo: Taylor County Detention Center
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CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. (WKYT) - Kentucky State Police say a man confessed to hiding ounces of marijuana inside a D.A.R.E. bag following a traffic stop.

A trooper stopped a vehicle in Taylor County Sunday and smelled marijuana inside the vehicle. A driver consented to a vehicle search, and the trooper located a D.A.R.E. bag containing the marijuana. D.A.R.E. stands for Drug Abuse Resistance Education,an anti-drug education program.

Kern Kost, 20, was a backseat passenger and admitted to possessing the marijuana. There were several small individualized packages within the bag.

Kost is charged with trafficking in marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia and was placed in the Taylor County Detention Center.

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