EYEWITNESS LOCAL NEWSSuspect Facing Charges After Officers Intercept Heroin In Mail
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Reported by: Tiersa Davis
Web Producer: Bethany Simmons
Reported: Jul. 26, 2013 10:31 AM EDT
Updated: Jul. 26, 2013 10:43 AM EDT
Olive Hill , Carter County , Kentucky
A man was arrested on drug charges after detectives intercepted a package of heroin in Carter County.
Timothy B. Lawhorn, 31, of Olive Hill was charged with trafficking a controlled substance greater than two grams on Thursday.
Detectives with the FADE drug task force arrested Lawhorn after a lengthy investigation, according to a release from the task force. FADE and the U.S. Postal Inspectors office were working together to track shipments of heroin that were delivered to a home. Detectives said the suspect signed for a package containing nearly 29 grams of heroin.
Detectives said that the investigation is ongoing and more charges could be pending. Lawhorn was taken to the Carter County Detention Center.
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