Caldwell Traffic Stop Leads Arrest Of Marion Woman On Drug Charges

Keshia Morphew/Caldwell County Jail mugshot

A traffic stop in Caldwell County Wednesday night led to the arrest of a Marion woman on multiple drug-related charges including trafficking meth.

According to Caldwell County Chief Deputy Sheriff Chris Noel, Deputy Evan Head stopped a vehicle with one headlight on KY 91 North shortly after 11:30 p.m. An investigation led to the arrest of the driver, 39-year old Keshia Morphew who was charged with first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (methamphetamine), illegal possession of a legend drug, second-degree possession of a controlled substance (Amphetamine), third-degree possession of a controlled substance (drug unspecified), possession of drug paraphernalia, and no tail lamps.

Morphew was lodged in the Caldwell County Jail.

Deputy Head was assisted on the scene by Deputy Jeremy Kolba.