DUE TO HEAVY SNOWS IN WESTERN KENTUCKY...WIDESPREAD 6 TO 12 INCH SNOWFALL AMOUNTS HAVE HAULTED AREA TRAVEL. ISOLATED 15 INCH AMOUNTS HAVE BEEN REPORTED. DRIFTS UP TO A FOOT AND A HALF HAVE ALSO BEEN REPORTED. THIS IS A DANGEROUS STORM SITUATION AND TRAVEL SHOULD BE AVOIDED IF AT ALL POSSIBLE. (National Weather Service)

madisonville knife methMADISONVILLE, 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.

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