HYDEN, Ky.-- An Oregon man was arrested in eastern Kentucky over the weekend, after deputies there found more than 12 pounds of marijuana, along with other drugs in his car.

On Sunday, March 8th, deputies with the Leslie County Sheriff's Office made a traffic stop during a safety checkpoint. William Scott Farley, 59, of Siletz, Oregon was stopped at the checkpoint, and was not able to provide a valid driver's license.


William Scott Farley, 59, of Siletz, Oregon

Deputies searched Farley’s Nissan, bearing an Oregon license plate, and recovered a large amount of drugs in vacuum-sealed bags and zip-lock baggies. Deputies seized 12 pounds of marijuana, 1.06 grams of a crystal white substance believed to be crystal methamphetamine, 36 marijuana oil dab containers, 4 ounces of psychedelic mushrooms, a glass smoking pipe, a handgun and $1,400 cash.

Farley was arrested on several charges:

* Operating on suspended or revoked operators license
* Possession of Marijuana
* Possession of Controlled Substance, 1st Degree, Methamphetamine
* Drug Paraphernalia Buy-Possess
* Trafficking in Marijuana >5 pounds
* Trafficking in Controlled Substance, 2nd Degree

Farley is being held at the Leslie County Detention Center on a $20,000 cash bond.

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