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Drug Roundup in Murray and Calloway County Areas

Date of News Release: 03/10/2006

(MURRAY, KY) This morning at 6 A.M., three teams of officers from the Murray Police Department, Calloway County Sheriff's Department, Kentucky State Police Post One and the Murray State University Police set out to arrest 20 individuals from the Murray and Calloway County area. These 20 individuals are charged with 29 various drug charges. All of the aforementioned charges are the result of a 3-month joint investigation between the agencies.

Kentucky State Police Narcotics Detectives served arrest warrants on seven of these individuals. Charged are:

  1. Gary Sims, 42 of Murray, Trafficking in Controlled Substance 1st Degree-Cocaine and Persistent Felony Offender 1st Degree.
  2. Tyrone Williams, 23 of Murray, Trafficking in Controlled Substance 1st Degree-Cocaine.
  3. James Williams, 29 of Murray, Trafficking in Controlled Substance 1st Degree-Cocaine.
  4. Donald Scott, 51 of Murray, Two counts Trafficking in Controlled Substance 1st Degree-Cocaine.
  5. Clovis Lee Ray, 46 of Murray, Trafficking in Controlled Substance 1st Degree.
  6. James Kendall, 39 of Murray, Trafficking in Controlled Substance 1st Degree.
  7. Troy Keith Foster, 48 of Murray, Two counts of Trafficking in Controlled Substance 1st Degree.

Those arrested were lodged in the Calloway County Detention Center. The investigation is continuing by detectives.

To anonymously report any type of suspected illegal drug activity, citizens can call the Kentucky State Police toll-free hotline, 1-800-DOPETIP. The hotline is answered 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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