SLIDESHOW: Bullitt Co. tattoo shop owner arrested for drug trafficking
Officials say the Bullitt County Drug Task Force arrested Paul Arthur Turner, the owner of Ink-A-Holix, alleging that his tattoo shop was a narcotics front.
SHEPHERDSVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A Bullitt County tattoo shop owner who police say used his business as a front for drug trafficking is in jail.
The Bullitt County Drug Task Force arrested 33-year-old Paul Turner, the owner of Ink-A-Holix, Wednesday evening.
Ink-a-Holix is located across the street from the county courthouse on South Buckman Street in Shepherdsville.
Authorities say the task force found drugs and weapons inside the business, including three ounces of
valued at nearly $10,000, half an ounce of heroin, pills, cash and a bullet proof vest.
The Bullitt County Sherriff's Office says the investigation started after several calls to the drug tip line in January, claiming Turner was selling drugs out of the back door of his business.
Undercover officers made purchases and were able to secure a search warrant.
According to the Bullitt County Detention Center, Turner is charged with trafficking
and heroin, possession of
and buying and possessing drug paraphernalia.
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