Captain Bill Payton
Kentucky State Police
Drug Enforcement / Special Investigations Branch
P.O. Box 5125
Bowling Green, KY 42102
Search warrant & arrest in Lincoln County
Date of News Release: 02/04/2011
(Lincoln County, Ky.) -- On Friday, February 4, 2011, Kentucky State Police Drug Enforcement/Special Investigations West and East concluded joint HIDTA investigation with the execution of a search warrant. Units were assisted by KSP K-9 and the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office at the residence of Vernard Jillian Farmer at 102 Railroad Street in Houstonville, Kentucky. Recovered from the scene were approximately 300 dose units of prescription drugs, approximately $12,000 US Currency, a 2009 Dodge Challenger, and 1995 Chevrolet Pickup. Farmer was arrested and charged with Trafficking Controlled Substance, 1st Degree and lodged in the Lincoln County Jail.
To anonymously report any type of suspected illegal drug activity, citizens can call the KSP toll-free drug tip hotline, 1-800-DOPETIP. The hotline is answered 24 hours a day, seven days a week.