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Drug arrest made after routine traffic stop in Madison County, KY

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Kentucky State Police are investigating a drug bust that happened Nov. 6 on I-75 near Richmond.

According to police, around 3:00 p.m., a routine traffic stop took an unlikely turn when they found three men in the cab of a pickup truck, drug paraphernalia, and $24,110 in cash. The men stated that the money was not theirs and it was turned over to State Police.

The men claimed they were on their way to Lexington, KY from Harlan, KY, to catch a bus to Detroit, MI.

The driver was arrested for DUI and a passenger was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia.