The South Central Kentucky Drug Task Force arrested a Cincinnati, Ohio, man on multiple charges following a traffic stop on I-65 in Simpson County on Tuesday, June 25.
Jason Spaulding, 30, faces charges in Simpson County of eight counts of fraudulent use of a credit card $500 to $10,000 and two counts of theft of identity of another along with single counts of speeding, possession
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of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, giving officer false information, operating on a suspended or revoked license and theft by unlawful taking under $500.
He was also served with arrest warrants from six agencies.
The traffic stop of the vehicle allegedly operated by Spaulding occurred at the southbound eight-mile marker at approximately 12:20 p.m.
A South Central Kentucky Drug Task Force press release stated that a small amount of marijuana along with two driver's license that did not belong to Spaulding were allegedly located during a search. The release said he also had two stolen credit cards that had been used to purchase eight gift cards with an approximate total value of almost $1,060.
According to the release, Spaulding was wanted in four counties in Ohio and two counties in Indiana. The document said he also had a warrant in Jefferson County, Kentucky for three counts of theft by unlawful taking under $500 and two counts of fraudulent use of a credit card $500 to $10,000.
The Simpson County Sheriff's Office served Spaulding with a warrant issued in Boone County charging him with three counts of fraudulent use of a credit card $500 to $10,000 and single counts of theft by unlawful taking from vehicle under $500 and theft of identity of another without consent.
Spaulding was lodged in the Simpson County Jail.
The South Central Kentucky Drug Task Force and Simpson County Sheriff's Office are conducting the investigation.