Teen arrested on rape and drug charges

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19-year old Kenneth York, of Barbourville, is accused of raping a girl under the age of 18 and he also faces drug charges after a search of his home

BARBOURVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ)- Barbourville Police have arrested a 19 year old accused of raping a girl under the age of 18.

Police say they went to a home on a rape investigation when they smelled a strong odor of marijuana. They say that’s when they decided to get a search warrant.

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They say 19-year-old Kenneth York gave them permission to search the home. Investigators say they found 969-Xanax pills, marijuana, cash and other drugs in the home.

York was arrested on several charges.