A suspected Kentucky drug dealer likely tanked his reviews after police say a wrong phone number posted on Snapchat led clients straight to police
MORGANFIELD, Ky. (AP) — A suspected Kentucky drug dealer likely tanked his reviews after police say a wrong phone number posted on Snapchat led clients straight to police.
The Gleaner cites a Morganfield police release that says an officer received calls and texts Sunday from someone seeking to buy marijuana from a person called “Dunk.” As the officer’s name was Eric McAllister, police and a state trooper set up an undercover operation.
The sting netted 51-year-old Roy E. Hancock and a juvenile, who both told police Dunk posted his new number on Snapchat, but switched some digits, inadvertently posting McAllister’s number.
Police say they know Dunk’s real identity, but didn’t release it.
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Hancock was arrested on several charges, including gun and drug counts. The release didn’t specify charges for the juvenile.
It’s unclear whether Hancock has a lawyer.
Information from: The Gleaner, http://www.thegleaner.com/