State police detectives found a little more than they bargained for when they raided a Winchester tobacco store.
According to the Kentucky State Police, officers with the drug enforcement and special investigations branch executed a search warrant Thursday at The Discount Tobacco Store in shoppers Village Plaza. Police obtained the warrant following several purchases of synthetic drugs at the business.
James Clevenger, 53, of Winchester, was arrested and charged with first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance.
Detective Dennis Mabry is leading the investigation, with assistance from the Clark County Sheriff’s Office and the Mount Sterling Police Department.