Chicago man busted in Jessamine County for drug trafficking

Chicago man busted in Jessamine County for drug trafficking

Chicago man busted in Jessamine County for drug trafficking

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by WHAS11.com

WHAS11.com

Posted on March 11, 2014 at 5:01 PM

NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – A Chicago man has been arrested after Kentucky authorities say he was trafficking drugs into Jessamine County.

Police say they received a tip about large quantities of heroin being transported to Jessamine County.

Police conducted a search of 60-year-old Mahmoud Alkhazalah and found 13.76 ounces of heroin and more than $2,000 in cash. The street value of the heroin was worth $78,000.

Alkhazalah is being held in the Jessamine County Jail and is charged with trafficking in a controlled substance in the first degree.

Police say the investigation in ongoing.
 

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