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drug arrest 04 300EARLINGTON, Ky. (11/5/13) — The Hopkins County Sheriff's Office has charged an Earlington man with trafficking in synthetic drugs.

According to a Sheriff's report, investigators from the Sheriff's Office and the Pennyrile Narcotics Task Force were conducting an investigation in the sale and distribution of synthetic marijuana, when they obtained a tip that led to a search warrant.

Investigators discovered 13.5 pounds of suspected synthetic marijuana in a vehicle on Oakwood Avenue in Earlington. The substance has an estimated street value of $121,000, according to the report.

Police charged Johnathon Stokes with trafficking in systhetic drugs, first offense.

SurfKY News
Information provided by Detective Shawn Bean

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