arrest hirstDAWSON SPRINGS, Ky. (12/11/13) — During the execution of a search warrant by the Kentucky State Police and Dawson Springs Police, tampering with physical evidence was added to the list of drug charges when the resident caught trying to get rid of evidence in the bathroom.

According to a KSP report, the arrest stemmed from the search of a Walnut Springs residence in Dawson Springs at 7:18 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10. KSP said that shortly after officers arrived, resident Bradley J. Hirst, 30, ran into the bathroom, where he was located holding a stash of marijuana.

A further search revealed more marijuana, drug paraphernalia including syringes, a marijuana bong and several spoons and straws containing suspected methamphetamine.

Sgt. Tim Sales of the Dawson Springs Police Department, and Trooper Bob Winters charged Hirst with possession of marijuana, possession of a controlled substance/meth, first degree, first offense, tampering with physical evidence and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Hirst is being lodged in the Hopkins County Jail.

Rita Dukes Smith
SurfKY News Director
Information provided by Trooper Ronald Cobb

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Most Read This Week

June 24, 2015 44622

Western Kentucky, Southern Indiana's Largest…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 24, 2015 5423

Unraveling the $34 Billion KRS Ponzi Scheme

by Dr. William F. Smith
June 25, 2015 4344

Accused Synthetic Drug Traffickers Remain in U.S.…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 4059

UPDATE: Victim of Home Invasion/Homicide Died of…

by SurfKY News
June 28, 2015 3281

'Curb Service’ at Local Eatery Ends with DUI…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

June 24, 2015 44622

Western Kentucky, Southern Indiana's Largest…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 19, 2015 11129

Hopkins County Health Department Food Scores Thru…

by Barry Franklin

Stories Trending Now

June 29, 2015 4059

UPDATE: Victim of Home Invasion/Homicide Died of…

by SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 3102

Alleged Breast Display Ends in Domestic Assault…

by SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 2883

Accused Synthetic Marijuana Traffickers Appear in…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 2855

Nortonville Man Accused of Trying to Choke…

by SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 2267

Two Locals Face Drug Charges

by SurfKY News
June 30, 2015 1844

Earlingman Faces Multiple Charges after Alleged…

by SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 1236

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 1070

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

by SurfKY News
June 30, 2015 972

Hope2All Food Bank Opens in Drakesboro

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 916

Dawson Springs Police Reports Released

by SurfKY News