Pikeville Man Arrested on Firearm and Drug Charges

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

PIKEVILLE, Ky. (WSAZ) -- A Pikeville man armed with a handgun was arrested Tuesday on firearm and drug charges after a traffic stop in the 100 block of Prater Place, Pikeville Police say.

William Scott, 20, was charged with carrying a concealed weapon, possession of a controlled substance, second-degree possession of drug paraphernalia, first-degree driving under the influence and reckless driving.

An off duty Pikeville Police officer received a complaint about a reckless driver in the 100 block of Prater Place, and fellow officers responded to that area about 1:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Scott was arrested without incident. He was taken to the Pike County Detention Center.

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