Search of Benton Home Brings Drug Charges
By West Kentucky Star Staff
BENTON, KY - Two Benton men face drug charges after police say they found illegal drugs and weapons in a Benton home.
According to the Marshall County Sheriff's office, deputies executed a search warrant on Wednesday afternoon on Barge Island Road in Benton. Detectives said they seized more than five ounces of marijuana, more than an ounce of magic mushrooms, more than $300.00 in cash, and digital scales, along with handguns and assault rifles.
Officers arrested Phillip Hooper and Nicholas Hooper on drug and other charges. Both men were taken to the Marshall County Detention Center.