The Lexington Police Department conducted a controlled delivery of 18 pounds of Khat, a schedule one controlled substance on Thursday morning at approximately 9:30 a.m.
United States Customs Enforcement had become alerted to a large package being sent to an address in Lexington and forwarded the package to Homeland Security Agents who in turn assisted the Lexington Police Department and officials from the United States Post Office in a controlled delivery.
Yerrow Mohamed of Lexington signed for and received the package was immediately taken into custody. He was booked into the Dawson County Jail on charges of Possession of Controlled Substance. The investigation is ongoing.