Police: Richmond Man Had $60K In Drugs, Stolen Gun

Posted at 10:19 AM, Sep 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-05 10:19:26-04
Edward James Anderson

RICHMOND, Ky. (LEX 18) — A Richmond man faces serious charges after police say they found him with $60,000 worth of drugs along with a stolen weapon.

Authorities say 31-year-old Edward James Anderson IV was arrested Tuesday after a search of the residence in the 100 block of Jonathan Drive in Madison County.

Police say they seized about 800 grams of methamphetamine, more than 200 grams of heroin, 10 Xanax tablets and three guns, one of which had been reported stolen.

Authorities said the drugs had a “street value” of about $60,000.

Anderson was charged with aggravated trafficking in a controlled substance, first-degree first offense trafficking in a controlled substance, receiving stolen property and third-degree possession of a controlled substance.

He was being held in the Madison County Detention Center.