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Drug Round-Up in Laurel County, KY

Date of News Release: 11/01/2005

(LONDON, KY) - On Tuesday November 1, 2005 Kentucky State Police conducted a drug round-up in Laurel County. Twelve (12) individuals were arrested on 21 separate counts:

  1. Johnny "Tiny" Nelson, 63 London - Trafficking Control Substance 2nd /1Count
  2. Harold Rush, 52 London - Trafficking Control Substance /2 counts Meth.
  3. Bill Hurley Jr., 40 London - Trafficking Control Substance 1st /2 counts, PFO 2nd
  4. Margie Schell, 59 London- Trafficking Control Substance 1st/1 Count OXY.
  5. John Doneghy, 46 London - Trafficking Control Substance 1st/1 Count Cocaine
  6. Emma Osborne, 29 London - Trafficking Control Substance 1st/2 Counts Meth.
  7. John Schell, 59 London - Trafficking Control Substance 1st/2 COUNTS Oxy.
  8. Bobby Yocom, 35 London - Trafficking Control Substance 1st/ Meth.
  9. Curtis Grubb, 32 London - Trafficking Control Substance 1st & 2nd/Traff All DRU
  10. Denver Coy Schell, 33 London - Trafficking Control Substance 1st OXY.
  11. Chris Adam Roark, 21 London - Trafficking Control Substance 2nd/ 1 Count
  12. Carl 'Duke" House, 51 London - Trafficking Control Substance 2nd/ 1 Count

More arrest can be expected in the next few days. The investigation is continuing by Kentucky State Police Trooper Jason O'Bannon. Assisting in the roundup was UNITE, London Police Department and, Laurel Sheriff's Department. In the upcoming months there will be more roundups in the other six (6) counties the London Post services.

If anyone wishes to give information on any type drug dealing in their community, they may call the Kentucky State Police at (606)878-6622 or our toll free drug tip hotline at 1-800-dopetip. The hotline is answered 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Your name may remain anonymous.

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