TPR Lloyd Cochran
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 11, London
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Synthetic Drug Investigation in Pulaski County
Date of News Release: 08/08/12
(London, KY.) –- On Wednesday, August 08, 2012 at 1:37 PM Trooper Adam Childress and Trooper Scottie Pennington began an investigation into the sale of Synthetic Cannabinoid Agonists or Piperazines (Synthetic Drugs) at a business on KY 39 in Pulaski County.
Anonymous tips led officers to the S&M Grocery on KY 39 in Pulaski County and alledged the owners were selling the Synthetic Drugs that had been banned in Kentucky. Upon arrival Troopers located numerous items and have been seized them for testing. The items go by the names of "99 Miles per Hour", "Bang Bang", "Blue Thunder", "Rocket Herbal", "Purple Haze", "Power Diesel" amoung others. The items seized will be sent to the Ketucky State Police Crime Lab for testing.
The investigation is ongoing and charges are pending the outcome of lab testing.
Trooper Childress is in charge of the investigation and was assisted by Trooper Scottie Pennington.