Paul Branham, 67, of Paintsville, was booked Wednesday into the Hardin County Detention Center and released Thursday after a partially secured $75,000 bond was posted on his behalf.
According to an arrest citation, Branham was in a 2015 black Chevrolet Silverado at the 92-mile marker in the northbound shoulder when a KSP trooper came upon the vehicle.
KSP’s K-9 unit hit on a controlled substance smell coming from the vehicle, the citation said, and 50 kilograms — about 110 pounds — was found “packaged for sale.”
According to a KSP news release, “During the course of the encounter and subsequent investigation, drugs and cash were recovered and taken into evidence.”
Branham is scheduled to appear Monday in Hardin District Court.