On Wednesday, Trimble County Sheriff’s Deputy Tom Starkes initiated a traffic stop for a seat belt violation.
Deputy Starkes made contact with the driver, identified as 24-year-old Ryan Dew of Carrollton. After checking Dew’s information, the deputy learned Dew had a suspended license, and placed him under arrest. Deputy Starkes also learned Dew had warrants out of Pulaski County, KY for 5 counts of trafficking heroin. Dew was lodged in the Carroll County jail on a $25,000 bond.
There was a passenger in the vehicle identified as Steven Keen of Carrollton. Deputies checked his information, and found, that Keen had a warrant from Carroll County for failure to appear. He was also placed under arrest.
As always, any and all subjects are innocent until proven guilty.