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Drug Charges - Two Arrested in Rockcastle County

Date of News Release: 01/19/2005

(London, KY) - On 01-18-2005 Kentucky State Police reports the arrest of one male and, one female for drug offenses in Rockcastle County.

After receiving a complaint at a residence on River Road, Trooper Sottie Pennington located Frankie L. Chesnut, age 41 from Filter Plant Road, East Bernstadt, KY and, Charena H. Vaughn age 29 from Sherman Lane, London, KY exiting a wooded area at the location of the complaint.

Chesnut was charged with public intoxication, possession of drug paraphernalia and, possession of controlled substance 1st. Vaughn was charged with public intoxication and, possession of drug paraphernalia.

Both Chesnut and Vaughn were lodged in the Rockcastle Detention Center with bonds set at $5000.00 each.

Anyone wishing to report drug activity in your area is urged to contact the Kentucky State Police Post at London at (606) 878-6622. Your name can remain anonymous.

"The Kentucky State Police encourages the public to report any suspected drug activity to our anonymous drug tip-line at 1-800-DOPETIP."

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