LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- A Charlestown man was arrested in a murder for hire plot Thursday.
Charlestown police said the investigation into 23-year-old Kristopher Lee Washington began two weeks ago.
An undercover narcotics agent developed the case against Washington after police said he allegedly tried to solicit someone in the apartment complex.
Officials said the intended target was related to a previous drug case that is still pending.
Police said the investigation is still ongoing.
Washington is charged with a conspiracy to commit murder, possession of a firearm by a serious violent felon, prohibited sale of a firearm to a convicted felon, maintaining a common nuisance, contributing to the delinquency of a Minor, dealing marijuana and possession of Marijuana.