drug investigation marijuana 02 300TODD COUNTY, Ky. (2/12/18) — Local authorities seized approximately 15 pounds of marijuana at a Trenton residence Friday afternoon after receiving a tip from an out-of-state task force.

Pennyrile Narcotics Task Force said it received information from the 19th Judicial Task Force of Montgomery, Tennessee that led to a residence on Chester Stahl Road in Trenton. At the residence, PNTF officers and Todd County Sheriff’s Department officers located the marijuana in an outbuilding. Officers also recovered a handgun.

Police charged Leobardo Lopez Hernandez, 66 of Trenton and Angel Saldana Lopez, 30 of Guadalupe, Mexico with trafficking in marijuana (more than 5 pounds) firearm enhanced.

lopezBoth were lodged in the Todd County Jail. Only Angel Lopez was listed as an inmate there as of this publication.

DESI West, Christian County and Muhlenberg County sheriff’s departments and Central City Police Department also assisted with the investigation.

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