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LOUISVILLE, KY. (WDRB) -- A bust in Floyd County, Indiana has netted more than half a million dollars in drugs.
Four people were arrested in the bust that took place after officers stopped a vehicle traveling from Detroit. The Floyd County Sheriff's Dept. says officers found a hidden compartment in the vehicle containing about 500 Opana pills and 250 Xanax. Floyd County Sheriff Darrell Mills says of the Opana pills, "They have created a lot of deaths recently that we've had to investigate, that we've determined back to the Opana."
Arrested were 20-year-old Kalen Evans, 51-year-old Curtis Adams, and 26-year-old Rapheal Ray, all from Michigan, and all of them being held in the Floyd County Jail. Also is custody is 30-year-old Joseph Peay from Floyds Knobs, who is being held in the Clark County Jail.
The sheriff's department says there's a large drug pipeline from Detroit to southern Indiana that serves the entire area, including the Louisville Metro area.