Police: Man Arrested For Trafficking Drugs Near High School

Posted at 10:56 AM, Aug 09, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-09 10:56:43-04

RICHMOND, Ky. (Richmond Register)– Police arrested a man Tuesday on a warrant for trafficking in multiple drugs.

According to the Richmond Register, a search warrant was executed on May 20 at 27-year-old Kenneth Slaughter’s residence, which is within 1,000 feet of Madison Central High School.

During a search of the residence, officers reportedly found 54 grams of cocaine, 2.7 ounces of marijuana, 4.7 grams of mushrooms, 81 Xanax pills, several marijuana pipes, baggies, grinders and scales. They also found $180 cash, a notebook with drug weights and transactions with prices, and a steel cocaine press.

Slaughter was taken to the Madison County Detention Center on Tuesday afternoon and charged with trafficking in a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a school, first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, third-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, trafficking in marijuana (less than 8 ounces), buying/possessing drug paraphernalia and contempt of court.