Yesterday (August 31, 2023), an alert Officer with the Covington Police Department observed a wanted individual, 24 year-old Anthony Ford of Covington, driving through the city. Officers conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle and placed Ford under arrest.
During a search of Ford’s vehicle, Officers located 106 grams of fentanyl, 30 illegally possessed prescription pills, 6 grams of crack cocaine, and marijuana. Officers also found a loaded AR-style firearm.
Anthony Ford, of Covington, was charged with PWITD Sch. II (Fentanyl), PWITD Sch. II, (Prescriptions), PWITD Sch. II (Cocaine), PWITD Sch. I (Marijuana), Poss. Drug Paraphernalia, Poss. of Firearm with Drugs, and Poss. of Firearm by Person Convicted of Domestic Abuse Battery.
Ford was also arrested for his three Failure to Appear warrants for Poss. Of Firearm by Convicted Felon, Domestic Abuse Battery, and No Seatbelt.