Two arrested in Leitchfield drug raid


$12.5k in synthetic marijuana among seized evidence

By Matt Lasley - mlasley@civitasmedia.com



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Photo courtesy of LPD The Leitchfield Police Department (LPD) and Greater Hardin County Narcotics Task Force seized 1.4 pounds of synthetic marijuana, as well as a small amount of marijuana, numerous prescription drugs, drug paraphernalia, and $1,626 in cash when executing a search warrant on a West White Oak Street residence on Wednesday.


Two Leitchfield men were arrested following a drug raid on a West White Oak Street residence in Leitchfield on Wednesday, Aug. 17.

Following an investigation, the Leitchfield Police Department (LPD) and Greater Hardin County Narcotics Task Force on Wednesday executed a search warrant at 323 West White Oak St., according to LPD Detective Kevin Smith.

As a result of the executed search warrant, law enforcement seized 625 grams (1.4 pounds) of synthetic marijuana with an approximate street value of $12,500, Smith said.

Also seized from the residence were a small amount of marijuana, numerous prescription drugs and drug paraphernalia, and $1,626 in cash, according to Smith.

As a result of the incident, law enforcement arrested 25-year-old Jackie W. Stephens and 36-year-old William G. Stevenson, both of Leitchfield, on numerous drug related charges.

Both Stephens and Stevenson were charged with Trafficking in Synthetic Drugs; Possession of Synthetic Drugs; Possession of Drug Paraphernalia; and Illegal Possession of Legend Drug, according to Smith.

Stephens was also charged with Possession of Marijuana as a result of the incident, Smith said.

Stephens and Stevenson were both lodged in the Grayson County Detention Center.

Stephens
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Stevenson
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Photo courtesy of LPD The Leitchfield Police Department (LPD) and Greater Hardin County Narcotics Task Force seized 1.4 pounds of synthetic marijuana, as well as a small amount of marijuana, numerous prescription drugs, drug paraphernalia, and $1,626 in cash when executing a search warrant on a West White Oak Street residence on Wednesday.
http://gcnewsgazette.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_thumbnail_IMG_0843.JPG.jpgPhoto courtesy of LPD The Leitchfield Police Department (LPD) and Greater Hardin County Narcotics Task Force seized 1.4 pounds of synthetic marijuana, as well as a small amount of marijuana, numerous prescription drugs, drug paraphernalia, and $1,626 in cash when executing a search warrant on a West White Oak Street residence on Wednesday.
$12.5k in synthetic marijuana among seized evidence

By Matt Lasley

mlasley@civitasmedia.com

Reach Matt Lasley at 270-259-9622, ext. 2015.

Reach Matt Lasley at 270-259-9622, ext. 2015.

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