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Drug Arrest in Pikeville, KY

Date of News Release: 08/23/2007

(Pikeville, Ky.) - On 8/22/2007, Post 9 received an anonymous drug tip advising that a Crystal Justice was selling marijuana and prescription medication from her residence at 1996 Hurricane Road in Pikeville. Sergeant Jamey Kidd, Trooper Gary Sykes and Trooper Derek Sturgill responded to the above residence and completed a knock and talk.

Upon arrival at the residence Sergeant Kidd was conducting an interview with Crystal Justice when he observed some prescription medication in plain view lying on a coffee table inside the residence. Units completed a search of the residence and located a total of 4 Loritab pills and 5 Xanax pills, which were not prescribed to the Justice subject. No other drugs or drug paraphernalia was located.

Crystal R Justice was arrested and charged with 1 Count Possession Controlled Substance 2nd Degree, 1 Count Possession Controlled Substance 3rd Degree. Ms. Justice was lodged into the Pike County Detention Center.

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