Detectives in Madisonville on their lunch break arrested two men after witnessing an alleged drug deal Wednesday afternoon.
The officers with the Madisonville-Hopkins County VICE/Narcotics Unit were in the parking lot at the Ideal Market on East Center Street when a suspicious vehicle parked next to them, according to a news release.
The detectives observed a hand-to-hand drug transaction in the parking lot and took the parties into custody. They seized Oxycodone, marijuana and cash.
Both suspects, 21-year old Dayshawn Jones and 25-year old Michael Meatris of Madisonville, were arrested and charged with trafficking in opiates.