Photo submitted Evidence collected during a traffic stop made on Edwards Street in Russellville Nov. 22.

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Evidence collected during a traffic stop made on Edwards Street in Russellville Nov. 22.

For the NDL

Agents of the South Central Kentucky Drug Task Force (SCKDTF) make an arrest on Edwards Street in Russellville as part of information received of a possible drug deal at Hampton Park.

On Nov. 22 at 9 a.m., agents with the SCKDTF, while doing surveillance at Hampton Park, observed suspicious activity involving a blue Audi.

Upon initiating a traffic stop, the Russellville Police Department K-9 got a positive hit on the vehicle. Upon searching the vehicle agents located a large quantity of marijuana and a substantial amount of cash.

Desmond L. Leavell, 28, of 1800 Oak Street, Hopkinsville, was arrested and charged with: trafficking in marijuana greater than 5 pounds; possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

The investigation in ongoing and more charges are pending.

The DESI West KSP and the Logan County Sheriff's Department assisted at the scene

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Evidence collected during a traffic stop made on Edwards Street in Russellville Nov. 22.