Crime

Franklin Co. man found with 50 pounds of marijuana, pills, police say

A Franklin County man was found with approximately 50 pounds of marijuana and pills Thursday evening at the Bluegrass Inn on Versailles Road, according to Kentucky State Police.

Bronson Masters, 32, is charged with trafficking marijuana over five pounds and possession of a controlled substance. He was taken to the Franklin County Regional Jail.

State Police, Frankfort Police and the Drug Enforcement Administration Task Force executed a search warrant for a room at the Bluegrass Inn and arrested Masters after they found the marijuana, unidentified pills and scales. The marijuana that was seized has a street value of $42,500, according to a news release.

Authorities say the case is still being investigated and there could be additional arrests.

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