FROM LOCAL SOURCES
ROCKPORT -- A traffic stop in Spencer County lands an Owensboro man in jail on meth charges.
Police stopped 35-year-old Benjamin Shepherd Wednesday on Eureka Road near Rockport. During the stop, a police K9 alerted to the presence of drugs in the vehicle.
A search turned up over 17 grams of meth and a substantial amount of cash.
Shepherd is charged with three felonies: dealing and possessing meth and Maintaining a Common Nuisance.