Police say man was selling drugs near elementary school pick-up line


LANCASTER, Ky. (WTVQ) – A Lancaster man is accused of dealing drugs near the parent pick-up line at an elementary school.

The Lancaster Police Department says 63-year-old Bobby Shumaker was parked in the child pick-up line at Lancaster Elementary School on Wednesday afternoon, when he got out of his car, walked down to the end of the street behind a service station and made a drug transaction in view of officers before returning to his car.

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As officers approached him, they say he threw approx 10 Hydrocodone tablets into the parking lot of the elementary school.

Officers got a search warrant and went to Shumaker’s home where police say they found 2,300 pills and more than $8,000 in cash.

Shumaker is charged with trafficking in a controlled substance within 1000 feet of a school, first-degree possession of a controlled substance and second-degree wanton endangerment.