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Drug Roundup in Garrard County, Kentucky

Date of News Release 01/04/05

(Richmond, KY) - On 1/4/2004 at 0600 hours, troopers of the Kentucky State Police Post 7 Richmond, along with officers of the Garrard County Sheriffs Department and the Lancaster Police Department, began arresting suspected drug dealers in Garrard County.

In March 2004, the Kentucky State Police at Richmond, began an undercover investigation into suspected drug activity in the Lancaster area. The eight-month investigation culminated with the arrests of twenty-two persons on a total of thirty-nine charges ranging from Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st (crack cocaine) , Trafficking in Marijuana and Trafficking Within 1000 yards of a School. All persons apprehended were lodged in the Lincoln County Regional Jail. The investigation into drug activity in Lancaster continues.

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

Below is a list of those persons arrested and the charges:

  1. Matt Asberry, 18, Lancaster, KY
    1. Trafficking of Controlled Substance 1st Degree
    2. Trafficking of Controlled Substance 2nd Degree
  2. Chris Boyd, 19, Lancaster, KY<
    1. 2 Counts, Trafficking Within 1,000 Yards of a School
  3. Anthony Browning, 22, Lancaster, KY
    1. Trafficking a Simulated Controlled Substance
  4. Roy Browning, 48, Lancaster, KY
    1. Trafficking Controlled Substance 2nd Degree
    2. Trafficking Within 1,000 Yards of a School
  5. Micah Daly, 31, Lancaster, KY
    1. Trafficking of Controlled Substance 1st Degree
  6. Benjamin Egner, 31, Lancaster, KY
    1. Possession of Marijuana
    2. Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
    3. Trafficking of Controlled Substance 2nd Degree
  7. Darrell R. Hall, 28, Danville, KY
    1. Trafficking Controlled Substance 1st Degree, 2nd Offense
  8. Jameson Holtzclaw, 20, Lancaster, KY
    1. Trafficking Within 1,000 Yards of a School
  9. Michelle Hopkins, 27, Lancaster, KY
    1. Trafficking in Legend Drug 1st Degree
    2. Trafficking of Controlled Substance 2nd Degree, 1st Offense
  10. Betty Katherine Jackson, 52, Lancaster, KY
    1. Trafficking Within 1,000 Yards of a School
  11. Angela Leavell, 29, Lancaster, KY
    1. Trafficking Controlled Substance 1st Degree, 2nd Offense
  12. Di Angilo Logan, 19, Lancaster, KY
    1. Trafficking Controlled Substance 1st Degree (Crack Cocaine)
  13. Heather Logan, 22, Lancaster, KY
    1. Trafficking Controlled Substance 1st Degree (Crack Cocaine)
    Wanton Endangerment 1st
  14. Roxanne Lunsford, 42, Lancaster, KY
  15. Trafficking Controlled Substance 1st Degree (Cocaine) 2 Counts
  16. Jonathan Lunsford, 21, Lancaster, KY
    1. Trafficking Controlled Substance 1st Degree (Cocaine) 2 Counts
  17. Cody Morgan, 18, Lancaster, KY
    1. Trafficking Within 1,000 Yards of a School
    2. Trafficking Controlled Substance 1st Degree (Crack Cocaine)
  18. Richard K. Murphy, 22, Lancaster, KY
    1. Trafficking of Controlled Substance 2nd Degree, 1st Offense
  19. Juvenile, 16, Lancaster, KY
    1. Trafficking of Controlled Substance 2nd Degree, 1st Offense
  20. Terry W. Rogers, 35, Lancaster, KY
    1. Trafficking Controlled Substance 1st Degree (Cocaine)
    2. Trafficking in Marijuana Less Than 8 oz.
    3. Trafficking Controlled Substance Within 1,000 Yards of a School
    4. Trafficking Controlled Substance 1st Degree (Cocaine)
  21. Demond Siler, 24, Lancaster, KY
    1. Trafficking Controlled Substance 1st Degree (Crack Cocaine) 2 Counts
  22. Juvenile, 17, Lancaster, KY
    1. Trafficking Controlled Substance 1st Degree (Methadone)
  23. Elaine Stinnett, 59, Lancaster, KY
    1. Trafficking Controlled Substance 2nd Degree 1st Offense 2 Counts
  24. Randy West, 31, Lancaster, KY
    1. Trafficking Controlled Substance 1stDegree, 2nd Offense

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