Madisonville Man Arrested in Major Drug Bust

A Madisonville man faces a number of drug charges after being arrested in an ongoing drug trafficking investigation.

The Madisonville-Hopkins County VICE/Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant in the 300 block of Oates Street Lot 7 on Thursday. 31-year-old Roy Van Buren was arrested at the residence.

After searching the property, detectives say they recovered 30 grams of crack cocaine, more than 22 grams of meth, about 1.5 pounds of marijuana, scales, and packaging materials consistent with drug trafficking.

A loaded handgun and money was also seized from the home. 

Van Buren is currently being held in the Hopkins County Jail on a $10,000 cash bond.


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