Sheriff: Passenger attempted to destroy evidence by eating drugs

Sean Ganem, 48, was arrested after attempting to destroy evidence. / (Boyle County Detention Center)

DANVILLE, Ky. (WKYT) -- A man is behind bars facing charges of drug trafficking and tampering with evidence.

According to the Boyle County Sheriff's Office, deputies stopped a vehicle Saturday around noon.

Deputies say the passenger in the vehicle, identified as 48-year-old Sean Ganem, of Parksville, attempted to destroy evidence during the traffic stop by eating prescription pills.

During the investigation, deputies say they found 2 ounces of methamphetamine, digital scales and cash.

Ganem was taken to the Boyle County Detention Center.

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