Olaton woman arrested on drug charges after traffic stop

Monday night at 10:30, Kentucky State Police conducted a traffic stop on vehicle for a traffic violation on Hwy 144, east of Owensboro.

During the stop, police determined the driver, 44-year-old Susan Baran, of Olaton, had multiple warrants for her arrest. Police also observed methamphetamine and a glass pipe inside the vehicle.

Baran was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) and drug paraphernalia, as well as with the warrants charging her with possession of a hallucinogen and theft by unlawful taking.

She was lodged in the Daviess County Detention Center on a $5,000 cash bond.

By Ken Howlett, News Director

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