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Multi-Agency Drug Sting Results in Seizure of Large Drug Cache, Property

drug arrest 04 300 copyHENDERSON COUNTY, Ky. (5/2/14) ― A drug bust has netted two pounds of crystal meth that was headed for distribution in western Kentucky.

According to a Kentucky State Police report, KSP DESI West conducted the buy/bust on Thursday, April 30.  A target delivered two pounds of crystal methamphetamine to KSP undercover detectives. Investigators followed leads to Henderson County to serve a federal arrest warrant on Steven Marruquin, 41.

A search warrant was granted with the information from a four-year investigation involving the distribution of large amounts of crystal meth for the residence at 4401 J. Royster Road, Corydon.

The search yielded approximately six pounds of crystal meth, one and a half pounds of high grade marijuana, powder cocaine, black tar heroin, brown heroin, three vehicles, a skid-loader, a John Deere tractor, an equipment trailer and more than $35,000.

Marruquin was lodged in the Daviess County Jail.

Additional arrests are expected from the ongoing federal investigation.

Agencies involved included Kentucky State Police SRT, D-9, Post 16, Post 2, the Owensboro Police Department Street Crimes Unit, the Henderson Police Department Narcotics Unit, the Madisonville Police Department Narcotics Unit, the Hopkins County Sheriff's Office and the FBI.

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