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Suspected drug trafficker arrested for hit-and-run

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BENTON, Ky - A man suspected of trafficking drugs in the Local 6 area for several months has been arrested following a hit-and-run.

Marshall County Sheriff's Deputies and Benton Police arrested 42-year-old Zenon Rodriguez on Wednesday in connection to a hit-and-run on 5th Street in Benton.

According to police, on Tuesday Rodriguez hit another vehicle from behind and left the scene.

Rodriguez was arrested at his home in the 300 block of Lone Valley Road.

Deputies found over 60 methadone and Xanax pills, over $1,600 in cash, and several power tools in the home. The tools are thought to have been stolen and traded to Rodriguez for drugs.

Rodriguez was charged with trafficking a controlled substance in the first degree. He is in the Marshall County Jail on charges related to the hit-and-run.

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