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Hickman man arrested during traffic stop

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Christopher L. Smith (Source: Fulton County Sheriff's Office) Christopher L. Smith (Source: Fulton County Sheriff's Office)
FULTON COUNTY, KY (KFVS) -

A Hickman man has been arrested as a result of a traffic stop in Fulton County. 

At approximately 11 p.m., on Nov. 23, a traffic stop was conducted on a vehicle driven by Christopher L Smith, a black male, from Hickman, Ky. on Atwood Street in Hickman.

The subject was recently indicted by the Fulton County Grand Jury on Nov. 15.  

The FCSO K-9 Officer and Cookie the K-9 were brought to the scene and the dog did indicate on the vehicle. A small amount of marijuana was found within the vehicle.

Christopher L. Smith was arrested on the following charges:  Operating on a suspended or revoked operator's license,  Failure to surrender a suspended or revoked operator's license,  Failure of non-owner to maintain required insurance,  Possession of marijuana.

Smith is also under Grand Jury indictment charges that include: trafficking a controlled substance (cocaine), 1st degree, 2nd or greater offense – 10 counts, and persistent felony offender – 2 counts. 

The vehicle that Smith was operating was seized since it was used during the drug transactions.

 Smith is currently lodged in the Fulton County Detention Center on a $50,500 cash bond.

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