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Drug Arrest in Floyd County

Galveston, KY. (October 19, 2020) – A Floyd County woman was arrested Friday evening after she was found to be in possession of illegal drugs. A trooper with the Kentucky State Police Pikeville Post responded to a residence in the Galveston community to conduct a welfare check on a subject at the residence.  

While at the residence, a trooper received information that another occupant of the residence had illegal drugs in her possession. Upon further investigation, a trooper located eight grams of suspected heroin. Additionally, amounts of methamphetamine, prescription medication, and drug paraphernalia were found to be in the female’s possession.

Carla Forsyth, 27, of Harold, was arrested and lodged in the Floyd County Detention Center on charges of Trafficking Controlled Substance (Heroin), Possession of Controlled Substance 1st Degree (Methamphetamine), Possession of Controlled Substance 3rd Degree, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Giving Officer False Identifying Information.  Trooper Billy Ball with KSP Post 9 is leading this investigation.

Drug tips can be reported to investigators at Post 09 by calling (606) 433-7711.  Callers can remain anonymous. 

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