Ohio man, woman arrested for trafficking cocaine in Hart County

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HART COUNTY, Ky. (WBKO) - An Ohio man and woman have been arrested after police say they found evidence of drug trafficking.

On Monday, May 18, a Hart County Sheriff's deputy responded to an injury accident at the 67 mile marker of I-65 N.

The deputy, assisted by a conservation officer from the Department of Fish and Wildlife, discovered a pipe typically used to smoke narcotics inside the car.

With further investigation, officers say they found evidence of narcotics trafficking, narcotics possession, and drug paraphernalia.

50-year-old Michael J. Biegaj, of Oregon, Ohio, and 30-year-old Lea M. Williams, of Toledo, were taken into custody, charged with trafficking cocaine, possession of a controlled substance, illegal possession of a legend drug, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

They were booked in the Hart County Jail after being medically cleared at The Medical Center at Caverna.