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Trooper Brad Arterburn
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Kentucky State Police
Post 5, Campbellsburg
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13 People Arrested in Early Morning Drug Roundup

Date of News Release: 02/19/2006

Campbellsburg, Kentucky - Kentucky State Police began rounding up suspected drug dealers in the early hours of Sunday morning as part of a 2 month long investigation of street-level drug dealers.

The following were arrested on February 19, 2006 and lodged in the Carroll County Detention Center:

  1. Roger B. Kinman DOB: 01-06-1947 Ghent, KY
    1 count Trafficking In Controlled Substance 1st Class C felony
  2. Roger D. Kinman DOB: 07-02-1966 Ghent, KY
    1 count Trafficking in Controlled Substance 2nd Class D felony
  3. 1 count Possession Of Marijuana
  4. Mark Mestsker A. Jr. DOB: 01-01-1978 Carrollton, KY
    1 count Trafficking In Controlled Substance 1st Class C felony
    1 count Possession Of Marijuana
    1 count Possession Of Controlled Substance 1st
  5. Ronnie Carmack DOB: 11-28-1955
    Worthville, KY
    2 count Trafficking Of Controlled Substance 1st Class C felony
  6. Candace S. Carmack DOB: 10-26-1967
    Worthville, KY
    1 count Trafficking In Controlled Substance 1st Class C felony
    1 count Persistent Felony Offender 2nd
  7. Keshia Marie Mefford DOB: 10-27-1981
    Worthville, KY
    1 count Trafficking in Controlled Substance 2nd Class D felony
  8. Tina Meece DOB: 04-26-1967
    Worthville, Ky
    2 count Trafficking In Controlled Substance 1st Class C felony
  9. Jacob W. Hartman DOB: 11-30-1979
    Worthville, KY
    1 count Trafficking In Controlled Substance 1st Class C felony
  10. Taylor A. Fox DOB: 06-19-1975
    Worthville, KY
    1 count Trafficking in Controlled Substance 1st Class C felony
  11. Vickie R. Fightmaster DOB: 08-21-1963
    Ghent, KY
    1 count Trafficking In Controlled Substance 2nd Class D felony
  12. Nickola Rae Crawford DOB: 04-04-1975
    Worthville, KY
    1 count Trafficking in Controlled Substance 1st Class C felony
  13. Timothy Edwards DOB: 10-18-1967
    Carrollton, KY
    1 count trafficking in Controlled Substance 1st Class C felony
  14. Tammy Irby DOB: 04-19-1968
    Ghent, KY
    1 count Failure To Appear In Gallatin District Court Warrant
  15. The following were arrested on February 08, 2006 and lodged in the Pulaski County Detention Center:

  16. Tina W. Bonagofski DOB: 10-13-1965
    Nancy, KY
    1 count trafficking in A Controlled Substance 2nd Class D felony
  17. Tiffany H. Walls DOB: 01-23-1982
    Worthville, KY
    1 count trafficking in A Controlled Substance 2nd Class D felony

The Kentucky State Police Post-5 Clandestine Methamphetamine Lab Cleanup Team has also cleaned up 4 methamphetamine production labs in the following counties 1-Trimble County on 01-12-2006, 2-Carroll County on 01-22-2006 & 02-12-2006 and 1-Gallatin County on 02-14-2006. Troopers have made 7 arrest for the Manufacturing Of Methamphetamine so far in 2006. Listed below are those who have been arrested:

Owen County
Lab location: 630 Eagle Creek Circle Rd.
Timothy Davis DOB: 10-13-1965
Worthville, KY
Manufacturing Methamphetamine 1st
Possession Of Controlled Substance 3rd

Glennis M. Gentry DOB: 06-05-1970
Worthville, KY
Manufacturing Methamphetamine 1st
Possession Of Controlled Substance 3rd

Carroll County
Lab location: 2978 Black Rock Rd.
William Bayles DOB: 09-11-1961
Ghent, KY
Manufacturing Methamphetamine 1st
Trafficking Methamphetamine
Possession Of Controlled Substance 3rd

Gallatin County
Lab location: 3335 Walnut Valley Rd. (Hwy 184)
Mark D. Webb DOB: 11-06-1962
Warsaw, KY
Manufacturing Methamphetamine 1st
Trafficking Controlled Substance 1st

Anthony Gill DOB: 08-21-1982
Warsaw, KY
Manufacturing Methamphetamine 1st
Trafficking Controlled Substance 1st

Jeffery Adams DOB: 04-02-1964
Ghent, KY
Manufacturing Methamphetamine 1st
Possession Of Marijuana

Ruby O'Banion DOB: 07-07-1968
Warsaw, KY
Manufacturing Methamphetamine 1st
Possession Of Marijuana

Trimble County
Lab location: 9788 Hwy. 421 North
Arrest made by other agency.

The Kentucky State Police would like to thank the public for the tips and anonymous information that has sent to the Campbellsburg Post. Troopers were able take that information and develop cases on all these suspects and subsequently make arrest.

All of the Meth labs were discovered through tips also given to troopers.

Captain John Thorpe stated, "People in our communities have gotten involved and have helped make a difference by getting these drug dealers and Meth labs out of our communities. This is a good start but we will continue to need the help of the community if we are to win the war on illegal drugs."

Anyone who would like to provide information on drug dealers or the location of Meth labs please call 502-532-6363 or mail the information to 160 Citation Lane Campbellsburg, KY 40011. Remember you can remain anonymous.

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