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Morganfield Man Arrested on DUI, Drug Charges

ksp1 logo 300HENDERSON, Ky. (2/25/14) – A Morganfield man was arrested early Saturday morning on several charges, including driving under the influence, careless driving, possession of a controlled substance, and tampering with physical evidence, Kentucky State Police reported.

According to KSP Post 16 authorities, Bennie Rust, Jr., 40, was stopped at 3:40 a.m. Saturday on U.S. 60 near A.B. Chandler Rd. in Henderson County, where a trooper determined Rust was allegedly “operating his motor vehicle while impaired.”

Police also alleged Rust tried to conceal “a small bag of methamphetamine in the patrol vehicle” following his arrest.

He was transported to the Henderson County Detention Center.

Dennis Beard
SurfKY News

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