Police: Shepherdsville man arrested after 16 pounds of marijuana found

Police: Shepherdsville man arrested after 16 pounds of marijuana found

Police: Shepherdsville man arrested after 16 pounds of marijuana found

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by Kelsey Duvall

WHAS11.com

Posted on March 1, 2014 at 10:21 AM

SHEPHERDSVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- A Shepherdsville man has been arrested on drug charges after authorities found multiple pounds of marijuana.

According to the Bullitt County Sheriff's Office, Ulises Hernandez was arrested after a drug task force executed a search warrant in the 1500 block of Hill Top Road.

There, detectives found 16 packages of high-grade marijuana, which weighed in at around 16 pounds and is estimated to be valued at $48,000.

Detectives also found $700 in cash, a rifle and two digital scales.

They said the marijuana came from northern California.

Hernandez was charged with trafficking in marijuana.

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