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KSP Raid Morganfield Home

Date of News Release: 12/28/2005

The Kentucky State Police, Morganfield Police Department and the Morganfield Sheriff's Department executed a search warrant of a residence at 639 West O'Bannon street in Morganfield Ky.

Around 2:12 p.m., officers entered the residence of Anthony L. Keys and found a sizable amount of Cocaine and Methamphetamine. When officers entered, Keys ran towards a back bedroom carrying a large bag of suspected cocaine.

It appears that the subjects inside the residence were in the process of making crack cocaine for distribution. Taken from the residence was 1.8 pounds of powder cocaine, 60.25 ounces of cocaine base (used in making crack cocaine), 15 grams of crystal methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia and $1325.00 cash.

Inside the residence were four adults and four children ranging from 3 to 8 years of age. The four adults were arrested and charged with Trafficking in Cocaine/Firearm enhanced, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and more charges maybe added.

This case will be presented to the federal grand jury due to the amount of drugs located in the residence. The four children were taken from the home and removed to Union County Methodist Hospital to be examined for exposure. They were treated and released to family members.

Charged in the incidence were:

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Anthony L. Keys, age 25 of Morganfield LaRon S. Everhart, age 23 of Morganfield
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Soccorro T. McGuire, age 27 of Morganfield Vivian R. Davis, age 29 of Morganfield
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The four listed above were charged with Trafficking in a Controlled Substance (Cocaine), Firearm enhanced and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. More charges are expected to come pending the out come of the investigation.

The Kentucky State Police want your help, to report suspect drug activity call:

1-800-DOPETIP
1-800-3673847

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