BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WEHT) — A multi-time convicted felon from Owensboro is now charged after he was arrested earlier this year during a massive drug bust.
A federal grand jury returned an indictment charging 36-year-old Skylar Chase Riney with possession with the intent to distribute fentanyl and with illegal possession of firearms.
11 pounds of Marijuana, 7 grams of Methamphetamine, 180 Fentanyl pills, 6 handguns, a shotgun and over $1,000 in cash were seized during the bust, Owensboro police say.
If convicted, officials say Riney faces a mandatory minimum term of 5 years and a maximum term of 20 years in prison. His charges include possession with the intent to distribute fentanyl, possession of a firearm by a prohibited person and possession of a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking.