Kentucky officers find drug business in home during welfare chec

Kentucky officers find drug business in home during welfare check on child

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Frantzy Sejoui (Source: Barbourville Police Department) Frantzy Sejoui (Source: Barbourville Police Department)
Jessica Richardson (Source: Barbourville Police Department) Jessica Richardson (Source: Barbourville Police Department)

BARBOURVILLE, Ky. (WATE) - Kentucky officers checking in on a child that did not attend school Monday made a startling discovery.

Barbourville police responded to a home on Pine Street in Barbourville to check on the child at the request of officials at Barbourville Elementary School.

Once at the home, officers noticed a trail of blood leading into the home, a strong smell of marijuana, and noticed the front door had been kicked in.

They determined that a home invasion had happened the night before, but the residents hadn't reported it to police.

After investigating further, they determined that the residents were operating a drug business out of the house.

After obtaining a search warrant, officers found 60 ounces of packaged marijuana, $20,000 in cash, steroids, scales, guns and packaging materials.

All items were seized along with two cars on the property.

The father of the child in question, Frantzy Sejoui, 28, of Barbourville, and Jessica Richardson, 23, of Williamsburg, Ky. were arrested and charged with drug trafficking for both marijuana and steroids.

The child was taken by authorities and placed in the care of other family.

More charges are expected.

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