Kentucky State Police in Bowling Green received a drug tip regarding a vehicle that was traveling southbound on Interstate 65 on Tuesday night.
Trooper David Hall located the vehicle and initiated a traffic stop. During the course of the investigation a search of the vehicle was conducted.
The search yielded 448 grams of cocaine which has an estimated street value of $49,280.
The three men in the car, Ronie L. Brown, 49; Billy J. McThune, 42; and Michael A. Rutherford, 49, were arrested for charges of trafficking in and possession of controlled substance as well as possession of marijuana.
All three subjects are lodged in the Simpson County Jail.
The investigation is still ongoing.
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