Traffic violation leads to drug arrest

Jason Selvage

PAINTSVILLE, Ky. — A Johnson County man is facing a felony drug trafficking charge, after being pulled over for a traffic ticket.

Jason Selvage, 41, of East Point, was pulled over on Stave Branch Road early Friday morning. He was placed under arrest after a records check turned up an outstanding warrant.

When he was searched during the arrest, the officer found Xanax, Suboxone and more than 100 grams of meth, along with scales and syringes.

Selvage is now facing first-degree meth trafficking and other charges.