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KSP Arrests Hazard Man For Drug Related Offenses

HAZARD, Ky. (February 4, 2020) – A Hazard man was arrested Monday morning after suspected illegal drugs were discovered at his home. Troopers with Kentucky State Police Post 13 and KSP D.E.S.I. East Criminal Interdiction Team executed a search warrant at the residence of Jeffery Olinger on KY Highway 451 in the Town Mountain community of Hazard.

During the process of effecting the search warrant, Troopers located suspected methamphetamine and heroin as well as a handgun. Jeffery Olinger, age 36 of Hazard, was arrested on charges of Trafficking in Methamphetamine, Trafficking in Heroin, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Menacing and Resisting Arrest. Olinger was lodged in the Kentucky River Regional Jail. Trooper Adam Baker with KSP Post 13 is leading this investigation.

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