Trooper Jody Sims
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 13, Hazard
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Drug Arrest in Perry County
Date of News Release: 11/12/2008
(Hazard, KY) - After a six-month investigation officers executed a search warrant in the Cornettsville Community of Perry County. As a result of the search warrant there was 574 assorted pills including oxycontin, lorcet, perocet, and xanax with a street value of approximately 19,000 dollars. Also seized include ½ pound of marijuana, cash, guns and 2 motor vehicles. The investigation continues with other suspects to be arrested at a later date. Mr. Howard Shephard was lodged in the Perry County Regional Detention Center.