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BREAKING NEWS – Major Drug Bust on Southland Drive 

KENTUCKY  (04/14/2015) – The Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office and the Madisonville Police Department partnered in an investigation recently that led to the arrests of three local individuals involved in drug trafficking on Tuesday, April 14, 2015.

Sheriff’s Office officials state that both MPD and the Sheriff’s office have received numerous tips regarding illegal drug activity on Southland Drive in Madisonville. As a result, both agencies began a joint operation to deter criminal drug trafficking in the area.

Today, a search was conducted at a residence located at 1105 Southland Court at the home of 23-year-old Bryan Christopher White. The search revealed a large amount of synthetic drugs indicative of drug trafficking, a substantial amount of marijuana indicative of drug trafficking, a substantial amount of drug paraphernalia and cash money consistent with drug trafficking, and a handgun which had been reportedly stolen from Evansville, Indiana.

As a result of the investigation, Bryan Christopher White was arrested and lodged in the Hopkins County Jail after being charged with Trafficking in Synthetic Drugs 1st Offense, Trafficking in Marijuana, Possession of a Handgun by a Convicted Felon, and Receiving Stolen Property (Handgun).

Subsequently, Larry Pilsner and Debbie Knight were also charged with Trafficking in Synthetic Drugs 1st Offense.

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