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 Major Drug Bust on Booker T. Washington BLVD in Madisonville

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky.  (03/02/2015) – The Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office has informed KenCo News of a large drug bust that took place on Thursday, Feb. 26.

The Sheriff’s Office states that the Madisonville Police Department and Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office joint VICE/Narcotics units executed a search warrant pursuant to an ongoing narcotics investigation at 425 Booker T. Washington Blvd. in Madisonville, KY. Items recovered from the search warrant included a substantial amount of suspected marijuana greater than five pounds, packaging consistent with drug trafficking, paraphernalia, and a substantial amount of cash.

Kevin Sharp was arrested and charged with one count of Trafficking in Marijuana over 5 lbs., one count of Acquire Property Enterprise from Income from Trafficking in Controlled Substance, and one count of Drug Paraphernalia-Buy/Possess.

Sharp was lodged in the Hopkins County Jail.

The Kentucky State Police DESI unit and the Owensboro Police Department Narcotics Unit also assisted in the execution of this search warrant.

Information provided by the Hopkins County Sheriff's Office
Posted by J.L. Graham
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