MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/19/14) — After a report of a many throwing knives during an argument in a parking lot, a Madisonville Police Department investigation resulted in the arrest of a Louisville man on drug-trafficking charges.
According to an MPD report, officers responded to the scene at 11:15 a.m. Friday, April 18, and witnessed William W. Royal throw knives and drug paraphernalia into a room. Further investigation revealed he was in possession of methamphetamine.
More than $3,000 was seized along with two knives.
Royal was charged with trafficking in a controlled substance, first degree, first offense; and, possession of drug paraphernalia.
He is being lodged in the Hopkins County Jail.
Information provided by MPD
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