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Trooper Shane Jacobs
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Drug Arrest in Harlan County

Date of News Release: 08/08/2007

(WALLINS, KY) On 8/08/2007 at 7:45 p.m. units from Kentucky State Police Post 10, Kentucky State Police Drug Enforcement Special Investigations, DEA London and Harlan County Sheriffs Office conducted a drug investigation that led to the arrest of Alan Harris, age 46 of Wallins, KY. During the undercover operation, Mr. Harris met with a KSP DESI unit and had 200 Oxycontin pills. Mr. Harris was arrested and charged with Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st Degree and lodged in the Harlan County Detention Center. A search warrant was issued for the residence of Alan Harris where a small amount of marijuana, prescription medication and a large sum of cash were recovered. Assisting at the scene was Trooper Jimmy Young and his K-9 Jerry Lee. This case is still under investigation by Kentucky State Police Post 10 Harlan.

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