Slaton Picture copyPRINCETON, Ky. (1/9/19) — Police seized more than 50 pounds of marijuana as an alleged dealer was attempting to make a home delivery in Princeton.

Pennyrile Narcotics Task Force along with Princeton Police Department conducted an investigation into alleged drug dealing by Jessee Noble Slaton Jr., 66 of Princeton. Friday afternoon, detectives intercepted Slaton attempting to deliver a half pound of marijuana, said authorities.

Further investigation led to the discovery of approximately 50 pounds of marijuana and drug paraphernalia at Slaton’s residence.

Slaton was charged with trafficking in marijuana – more than 5 pounds – first offense.

Rita Dukes Smith
SurfKY News Director

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