LOCAL NEWS

August 22, 2017

A Russell County man was arrested Monday evening for drug trafficking and possession

 

Just after 7:00 p.m. Deputy Evan Burton conducted a traffic stop on a pickup truck being operated by Aldon McQueary, Jr., age 47, on Crowe Street in Russell Springs.

The subsequent investigation resulted in McQueary being arrested on numerous charges including DUI, Improper Turning, Trafficking in Controlled Substance 1st Degree (Meth) and Possession of a Controlled Substance.

McQueary was processed and lodged in the Russell County Detention Center.

Sgt. Mark Cromwell & Deputy Nathan Ginn assisted with the investigation.

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DEATH INVESTIGATION

Update:

Russell Springs, KY, August 22, 2017 - Russell County Coroner’s Office and Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Resources are conducting a joint investigation into the death of a 70 year old male, Kenneth E. Ducklo, a resident of Hamilton, OH. He was discovered by other boaters just after 17:00 CST on August 21, 2017. He was pronounced dead on August 21, 2017 at 17:53 CST by Russell County Coroner, Michael Reynolds. An autopsy conducted on August 22, 2017 at the Kentucky State Medical Examiner’s Office in Frankfort, KY, revealed preliminary cause of death to be multiple blunt force trauma injuries as a result of an apparent boating accident on Lake Cumberland East of Campbells Landing, Nancy, KY.

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