Bust nets large catch of defendants

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Lengthy investigation resulted in one charge in April but grows to multiple indictments by grand jury

By Thomas Barr

SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A man who operated a northern Bullitt County pay lake is now being indicted.

As well as several others who were allegedly apparently involved in the illegal operations.

The Bullitt County Grand Jury indicted Benjamin D. Bennett Jr. on a variety of felony charges relating to activities allegedly undertaken at Gilbert's Pay Lake off Barricks Road.

In April, the Bullitt County Drug Task Force charged Bennett with a variety of charges related to stolen merchandise and illegal drugs.

The investigation spanned a nine-month period.

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