New Glasgow police K-9 assists with traffic stop arrest

GLASGOW, Ky.-The Glasgow Police Department’s new drug sniffing K-9 helped make an arrest early Tuesday morning,

According to the Glasgow Police Department, officers conducted a traffic stop on South Morgan Street.

Police say the driver, Jimmy Tucker, 73, of Glasgow, was driving with a suspended license.

Police say K-9 Joe, was then deployed and alerted his handler of something in the vehicle.

Officers say they located marijuana and a handgun inside.

Tucker was arrested and charged with operating a vehicle on a suspended license, possession of a handgun by a convicted felon and possession of marijuana.

Tucker is lodged in the Barren County Detention Center.

K-9 Joe has worked for the Glasgow Police Department for about a month.

To see WNKY’s story on Joe, visit: https://www.wnky.com/taking-a-bite-out-of-crime-glasgow-police-departments-k-9-unit-leading-to-more-arrests-safer-community/