Detectives conduct undercover operation at adult bookstore in Horse Cave

HORSE CAVE, Ky.- Several felony arrests are expected after an undercover investigation at an adult bookstore in Horse Cave.

According to the Hart County Sheriff’s Office, the agency along with Kentucky State Police and the Greater Hardin County Narcotics Task Force executed a search warrant at the Horse Cave Adult Bookstore last Friday. The search warrant was issued after authorities conducted several undercover operations inside the business.

According to authorities, it was discovered that the store served as a location for trafficking in a volatile illegal substance. The chemicals being sold contain solvents and other harmful substances to include isobutyl nitrite. The toxic vapors emitted from these substances cause various side effects and may lead to death, according to detectives.

Law enforcement also seized suspected methamphetamine and marijuana, according to the sheriff’s office.

The investigation is ongoing.