Man sentenced in drug case
Carlos Trevino, address unavailable, was sentenced in January to seven years in federal prison for his role in a drug-trafficking ring headed by former Mount Vernon police officer Larry Gene Thompson Sr.
Trevino received 84 months for conspiracy to distribute narcotics, followed by five years of supervised probation, and 84 months for money laundering and continuing a criminal enterprise, according to records from U.S. District Court in Lexington. The sentences will run concurrently.
Trevino also had to forfeit $30,000 cash and property.
Twenty-five defendants were indicted in the drug investigation, including several from Lincoln County.
Fire destroys barn used for home
HARRODSBURG - A fire at the home of the Patrick Rice family at 4754 Grapevine Road was destroyed by fire Sunday night. The building belongs to David Rice.