Weapons, drugs cash seized, man charged

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Devaughn Johnson

LAWRENCEBURG, Ky. (WTVQ) – A 26-year-old Lawrenceburg man is in jail after investigators found a fist full of cash, almost a pound of meth, two guns and drugs worth about $10,000 during a search of his home.

According to a Lawrenceburg Police Department press release, Devaughn Johnson, of 223 Diamond Drive, was charged after the search of his home at about 11 a.m. Monday.

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In addition to the two handguns, officers seized 410 grams of suspected methamphetamine, 7.6 grams of cocaine, six grams of marijuana, nearly a gram of psilocybin mushrooms, five doses of Oxycodone, scales, baggies and a what was described as a large sum of cash, police said, according to a story in the Anderson News.

For the cocaine and meth, he is charged with first-degree trafficking. He also is charged with first-degree trafficking for the Oxycodone, possession of a hallucinogenic substance for the mushrooms, possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia, according to the Shelby County Detention Center web site.
K-9 officer Aaron Haden is listed as a the lead investigator. Lawrenceburg Police officers also were assisted by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Department.