$48K of marijuana seized in Bullitt Co. drug bust

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The Bullitt County Sheriff's Office says its drug task force seized $48,000 of high-grade marijuana and arrested a dealer.

Authorities say detectives executed a search warrant on the 1500 block of Hilltop Road in Shepherdsville on Friday.

That's when they seized 16 pounds of marijuana with a value of approximately $48,000, a rifle and two digital scales, according to a press release.

Police say the marijuana came from northern California.

Ulises Hernandez, 45, was arrested at the scene and charged with trafficking in marijuana and drug possession.

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