Whitley County man faces more charges after deputies find drugs

Whitley County man faces more charges after deputies find drugs during arrest

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Some of the drugs seized from Lee's home. Some of the drugs seized from Lee's home.

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. (WATE) - A Whitley County man is facing additional drug charges after deputies went to serve him with an arrest warrant and found drugs in his home.

James M. Lee, 37, of Williamsburg, was wanted on an outstanding warrant for drug trafficking.

Deputies went to his Harris Farm Road home to arrest him on Saturday.

Once inside the home, they found three small baggies with a white, powdery substance. Lee told deputies it was cocaine.

They also saw two small oxycodone pills, several hypodermic needles, spoons with powdery residue and several straws with a powdery residue.

In addition to his existing charges, Lee was also charged with two counts of possession.

He was taken to the Whitley County Detention Center.

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