Four arrested in Hopkins Co. drug bust - Tri-State News, Weather & Sports

Four arrested in Hopkins Co. drug bust

(Raycom Image) (Raycom Image)
HOPKINS CO., KY (WFIE) -

Four people were arrested in a drug trafficking bust in Hopkins County.

According to the sheriff's office, over the past two months, deputies and Madisonville police officers have been investigating suspected drug trafficking from a home in the 100 block of Victory Street in Mortons Gap.

The sheriff's office says the joint investigation began after they received a number of complaints from people in the area. 

Authorities were eventually able to get a search warrant and when they went to the home Friday afternoon, we're told they found over $17,000 worth of meth, a significant amount of cash and other assorted drug-related items.

The sheriff's office says 29-year-old Charles “Charlie” Fugate, 39-year-old Derrick E. Fugate, both of Mortons Gap, and 29-year-old Cassi Brooke Baker, of Nortonville, were all arrested on drug trafficking charges.

We're told another man, 29-year-old Trent Lear, of Greenville, was arrested on a bench warrant for failure to appear

Follow us online at 14NEWS.com and on Twitter. Search 14NEWS in the iTunes App Store or Google Play or click here to download our 14 News mobile app to get the latest headlines from around the Tri-State.

Copyright 2017 WFIE. All rights reserved.

Powered by Frankly