Weapons, drugs cash seized, man charged

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.

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.

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