Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

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October 29, 2013

8:36 EVENING UPDATE: Dennis James Trigg found guilty

GLASGOW —

During a Barren County jury trial on Oct. 18, Dennis James Trigg, 55, was found guilty of trafficking in a controlled substance, first degree (cocaine), more than four grams, second offense; and possession of drug paraphernalia.

 

The Officer Nick Houchens, Lt. Col. James Duff and Sgt. Michael Burton of the Glasgow Police Department executed a search warrant for Trigg's Glasgow residence on Aug. 17, 2012. They discovered crack cocaine, over $1,8000 in cash, a prescription controlled substance and boxes of razor blades, according to citation. He was indicted in January 2013.



During the trial, Glasgow Police Department and a Kentucky State Police chemist testified against Trigg. The defendant presented two witnesses.



Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney Mike Pearson was the prosecutor in the case. According to the press release sent by Commonwealth's Attorney John Gardner, Pearson stated that "he was pleased with the jury’s verdict in holding Trigg accountable for his actions."



Trigg's attorney, Ken Garrett, could not be reached for comment.



The jury is recommending that Trigg serves 20 years in the penitentiary and pay a $500 fine, according to court documents. Final sentencing is scheduled for Nov. 25.

 

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