UPDATE: 3:45 p.m.
Kentucky State Police have charged 45-year-old Michael Jack Higgs of Grants Pass, Oregon with third degree use of a weapon of mass destruction after an explosive device was found in his car Thursday morning during a traffic stop. The device was rendered safe by KSP personnel.
The incident closed Interstate 24 in Lyon County for hours. Both west and eastbound lanes reopened to normal traffic before 1:30 p.m.