drug investigation 03 300MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/29/13) – The Madisonville Police Department (MPD) has, over the last year, put forth significant efforts in battling drug issues throughout the Hopkins County area. A new example in this ongoing effort was seen today, March 29, as MPD Officers made another impact against the illegal drug industry by arresting a local business owner involved in synthetic drug trafficking.

According to MPD Spokesman Robert Carter, Vice Narcotics Unit launched an undercover operation in an attempt to identify key individuals and locations directly connected to the procuring and distribution of illegal synthetics in the Madisonville/Hopkins County area.

Today, a search warrant was executed at Fast lane on 422 East Center Street. The investigation resulted in thousands of dollards of illegal synthetics and drug paraphernalia recovered and removed from distribution. In addition, an undisclosed amount of currency was recovered.

As of this date, the investigations are ongoing into various drug-related cases throughout the area.

SurfKY News
Information provided by Robert Carter (MPD)
Photo provided by SurfKY Graphics

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

3/13 - 16
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

April 13, 2015 6212

Three Juveniles, Adult Accused of Vandalizing…

by Deputy Will Coursey
April 17, 2015 5772

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 14, 2015 5030

Several Juveniles Charged in Connection with Fight

by SurfKY News
April 18, 2015 4181

Man Charged with Attempting to Coerce Minor for…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 16, 2015 3398

Crime Stoppers Fugitive of the Week – April 16,…

by Hopkinsville – Christian County Crime Stoppers

Most Read This Month

April 02, 2015 8473

UPDATE: Madisonville Man Injured in Head-on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 27, 2015 6693

Three Arrested during Execution of Search…

by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center

Stories Trending Now

April 17, 2015 5772

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 18, 2015 4181

Man Charged with Attempting to Coerce Minor for…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 18, 2015 983

MPD Offers Advice On Prom, Underage Drinking

by Lt. Billy Poe
April 18, 2015 747

Market Commentary - April 18, 2015

by Randall L. Franklin
April 18, 2015 464

Home, Garden Show Concludes Today at Ballard…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 18, 2015 450

Happenings and Meetings - Hopkins County

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
April 18, 2015 430

Keeping the Faith - 'God Smiles'

by Ronnie McBrayer
April 18, 2015 414

TVA's Regional Energy Resource Council to Meet in…

by Tennessee Valley Authority
April 18, 2015 400

Hooked on Science - Skewer a Balloon

by Jason Lindsey
April 18, 2015 373

WKCTC Offers Minecraft Class to Teach Students…

by Tammy Thompson