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Arrests and Drugs seized after Traffic Stop on Highway 80 in Pulaski County, Kentucky

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SOMERSET, KY (February 17, 2022) - Pulaski County Sheriff Greg Speck is reporting that on Tuesday, February 15, 2022, at 10:14 PM, Deputy Tan Hudson arrested two people after a traffic stop on Kentucky 80 in Pulaski County.

On Tuesday, February 15, 2022, Deputy Hudson stopped a Ford F-150 after he noticed an equipment violation on the pickup truck.

After stopping the pickup, he identified James Beach, age 20 of Science Hill, KY. There was a female in the passenger side of the truck and a male, David Tyndall in the back seat of the pickup.

Deputy Hudson learned that David Tyndall, age 40, from Eubank, KY had a warrant on him from Lincoln Circuit Court for Failure to Pay Court Costs related to a 2021 charge of:

  • Possession of a Controlled Substance, 1st Degree, 1st Offense (Heroin)

From that same 2021 Lincoln County arrest, Mr. Tyndall also had a warrant for:

  • Violation of Probation

Deputy Hudson arrested David Tyndall and continued with his investigation into the stop.

During a search of the vehicle, Deputy Hudson was able to locate three different bags of suspected Methamphetamine that weighed approximately 12 grams. Also located in the truck was digital scales which usually are associated with the sell and possession of illegal drugs.

Deputy Hudson was able to determine that the illegal drugs belonged to Mr. Beach.

It was also determined that Mr. Beach had an arrest warrant on him as well out of Casey District Court for:

  • Insurance
  • License
  • A Vehicle registration offense

Mr. Beach was arrested on that warrant.

James Beach was also arrested for:

  • Trafficking in a Controlled Substance, 1st Degree, 1st Offense More than 2 Grams of Methamphetamine
  • Possession of the Drug Paraphernalia
  • An equipment violation on the pickup

Deputy Hudson also served a Pulaski Circuit Court indictment warrant on Mr. Beach for:

  • Theft by Unlawful Taking Firearm

James Beach and David Tyndall were both transported to the Pulaski County Detention Center where they remain lodged as of this press release.

Photos of the accused are courtesy of the Pulaski County Detention Center.

Seized contraband photo is from the Pulaski County Sheriff's Office.

No violations were observed concerning the female that was in the front seat of the truck.

This case continues by Deputy Tan Hudson. He was assisted at the scene by Sergeant Steven Alexander of the Sheriff’s Office and Trooper Adam Childress.

Sheriff Greg Speck asked that if you have any information about drug activity or any crime to contact the Pulaski County Sheriff's Office at 606-678-5145. You can remain anonymous.

You can also leave a tip on the Pulaski County Sheriff's Office webpage at