Cynthiana couple arrested for allegedly selling cocaine

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By Becky Barnes

A Cynthiana couple was arrested Wednesday afternoon on charges of allegedly selling cocaine.

Carl Wayne and Rita Hitch of Sycamore Drive in White Oak Estates were arrested after police executed a search warrant at their home around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The Hitches are lodged in the Bourbon County Detention Center and each is charged with first degree trafficking a controlled substance (cocaine).

According to Sgt. Mark Burden of the Kentucky State Police drug enforcement special investigations, the search resulted in the discovery of cocaine, drug paraphernalia and two pistols as well as other items believed to be used to facilitate illegal activity.

For more on this story, see next week's Cynthiana Democrat.