Major drug bust in Jacksonville
POSTED: Thursday, August 11, 2011 - 9:49pm
UPDATED: Friday, August 12, 2011 - 10:07am
JACKSONVILLE - A tip from a KETK viewer led us Monday afternoon to a SWAT team operation in Jacksonville. It was the end of a major investigation by Jacksonville police on the business. It happened at Fred's Body Shop off Highway 69. Officers tell us so far inside they've found drugs, weapons, and thousands in cash.
Sgt. Daniel Franklin of the Jacksonville Police tell KETK, "Executing a search warrant we were able to locate a large quantity of cocaine, as well as a very large quantity of marijuana and approximately $10,000 in cash.
Officials tell us, 46-year old Fred O'Neil Horn was made and four cars were seized. Authorities have not released the name of the suspect in custody.