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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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.

Posted on 2/2/14
3/13 - 16
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

April 28, 2015 4203

Search for Stolen Vehicle Ends with Woman Charged…

by SurfKY News
April 27, 2015 3537

Online Petition Seeking Re­opening of Shanice…

by Samantha Carver, SurfKY News
April 28, 2015 3370

Man Charged with Stalking Smoke Shop Clerk

by MPD
April 27, 2015 2926

Hopkins County Drug War ― Are We Winning?

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
April 30, 2015 2839

Family Says 'Goodbye' to Dog After It Allegedly…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

April 17, 2015 15598

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 23, 2015 8497

Man Charged with Sodomy, Incest/Victim under 12

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

May 05, 2015 1777

School Board Studies Further Spending Cuts

by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
May 04, 2015 1530

Alleged Littering Leads to Drug Arrest

by SurfKY News
May 04, 2015 1510

Teen Injured During Collision with Police Cruiser

by SurfKY News
May 04, 2015 971

Three Injured in Two-Vehicle Collision

by SurfKY News
May 04, 2015 939

Women ‘Get the Message’ at River Ministry Banquet

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 04, 2015 766

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

by SurfKY News
May 04, 2015 602

Dawson Springs Police Reports for Monday, May 4,…

by SurfKY News
May 04, 2015 513

Outstanding Students at MCC Recognized

by Joyce Riggs
May 04, 2015 434

Muhlenberg Christens Supreme Sports Complex

by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News