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Drug Roundup in Whitley County Results in 30 Arrests

(Williamsburg, KY) - On Tuesday, January 13, 2004 the Kentucky State Police in London arrested ten (10) subjects on indictment warrants as part of an ongoing investigation into drug trafficking in Whitley County.

The investigation which began several months ago as a joint effort by the Kentucky State Police in London and the Williamsburg City Police to combat the rising drug problem in Williamsburg and Whitley County. The investigations led the Whitley County Grand Jury to return indictments on thirty-four (34) individuals in Whitley County.

The following (30) thirty individuals, all residents of Whitley County were arrested and lodged them in the Whitley County Detention Center in Williamsburg.

  • Ed Eckhart, age 60, Two counts of Trafficking in Controlled Substance 1st
  • Peggy White, age 52, Trafficking in Controlled Substance 1st
  • James Veach, age 67, Four counts of Trafficking in Controlled Substance 1st
  • Mike Dudney, age 31, Trafficking in Controlled Substance 1st
  • Edna Rowe, age 31, Two counts of Trafficking in Controlled Substance 1st
  • Faye Gibbs, age 40, Trafficking in Controlled Substance 2nd
  • Opal Carpenter, age 53, Trafficking in Controlled Substance 1st and Trafficking in Controlled Substance 2nd
  • Donald Teague, age 25, Two counts of Trafficking in Controlled Substance 2nd
  • Clarence King Jr., 61, Trafficking in Controlled Substance 1st
  • Charles Evans, age 36, Trafficking in Controlled Substance 1st
  • Tammy Moses age 44, Trafficking in Controlled Substance 1st
  • Sam Rose age 55, Trafficking in Controlled Substance 2nd
  • Tommy McKiddy age 38, Trafficking in Controlled Substance 2nd
  • Regina Wilhite age 46, Trafficking in Controlled Substance 2nd
  • Pat Frazier age 58, Trafficking in Controlled Substance 2nd
  • Mark Marrow age 37, Trafficking in Controlled Substance 2nd
  • Rosa Lee McCullah age 31, Trafficking in Controlled Substance 2nd
  • Edna Renee Vest age 50, Trafficking in Controlled Substance 2nd within 1,000 yards of school
  • Bobby R. Rains age 56, Trafficking in Controlled Substance 2nd
  • Tommy Petrey age 54, Trafficking in Controlled Substance 2nd within 1,000 yards of school
  • Gail Haynes age 50, Trafficking in Controlled Substance 2nd
  • Larry Wilhite age 48, Trafficking in Controlled Substance 2nd within 1,000 yards of school
  • Josh A. Farrow age 18, Trafficking in Controlled Substance 2nd
  • Joe Carroll age 38, Trafficking in Controlled Substance 1st
  • James Walters age 52, Trafficking in Controlled Substance 2nd
  • Mike Partin age 54, Trafficking in Controlled Substance 1st

  • William Stuber age 41, Trafficking in Controlled Substance 1st
  • Rick Faulkner age 42, Trafficking in Controlled Substance 2nd and Illegal Sale of Alcohol in a Dry Territory 3rd offense
  • Jerry David Lewis age 36, Manufacturing Methamphetamine
  • Amy Frazier age 25, Trafficking in Controlled Substance 3rd

Assisting in the roundup were officers from the Kentucky State Police Post 11 London, Kentucky State Police Drug Enforcement East, Kentucky State Police Special Operations K-9 Units, Williamsburg Police Department and the Whitley County Sheriffs Department. The investigation into drug trafficking in Whitley County is continuing.

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