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Marijuana plants lead to drug arrest

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Michael Medeiros, 53 (Source: Hopkins County Jail) Michael Medeiros, 53 (Source: Hopkins County Jail)

MADISONVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The discovery of marijuana plants and drug paraphernalia led to the arrest of a Madisonville, Kentucky man in his home.

On Friday, May 10, Kentucky State Police followed a tip about drug activity on Crowley Lane. Their investigation took them to the property of Michael Medeiros, 53.

After Medeiros gave troopers consent to search, they found marijuana plants and "items consistent with drug paraphernalia," according to Trooper Stu Recke.

Medeiros was arrested and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana and cultivating marijuana (less than five plants).

He is currently being held in the Hopkins County Jail.

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