Traffic stop leads to two arrests


On Friday, March 21, 2014 deputies with the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle located on Atwood Street, in the City of Hickman. While interviewing the individuals a strong smell of raw marijuana was coming from inside the vehicle. One of the FCSO K-9 units were brought to the scene and a perimeter search of the vehicle was conducted. The K-9 alerted to the rear passenger area of the vehicle. A large baggie was found on the rear seat passenger; the subject was arrested. A second passenger in the vehicle was arrested on (2) outstanding Fulton County District Court warrants.

The following individuals were arrested:
Karl M Allen of South Fulton, TN was charged with possession of marijuana, failure to surrender a suspended / revoked operator’s license, and an outstanding Fulton County District Court warrant for failure to comply.
Donald E Nettles, of Hickman, KY was charged with (2) outstanding Fulton County District Court warrants for failure to appear for various charges.

The bag of marijuana found on Allen weighed 2.3 ozs or 65.1 grams.

Both subjects were transported to the Fulton County Detention Center in Hickman, KY.

The FCSO was assisted at the scene by the Hickman Police Department.

We would like remind everyone that all persons are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Sheriff Hopper encourages anyone with any information pertaining to any criminal activity to please contact us at 270-236-2545, on our FCSO FB inbox account, or at All tips will remain completely confidential.

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