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More Arrest in the Trigg County Round-Up "Operation Wildcat"

Date of News Release: 10/03/2008

(Cadiz, KY) - Four individuals sought by Kentucky State Police turned themselves in on Tuesday afternoon in Christian County. On Wednesday, September 24th, Kentucky State Police led a drug round-up entitled "Operation Wildcat" in Trigg County. On Tuesday, September 30th, the remainder of the 25 drug trafficking suspects turned themselves into police. The following are the names and charges of those arrested.

Picture Name Age Charges Counts
  Davarious Radford 18 Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st Degree 2
An image of Russell Lancaster Jr, click the image to enlarge in a new window Russell Lancaster Jr 19 Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st Degree 1
  Ezekiel Conway 19 Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st Degree 2
  Dennie Tyler 22 Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st Degree 1

Each of these individuals where lodged in the Christian County Jail. The investigation continues by Kentucky State Police.

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Date of News Release: 09/24/2008

(Cadiz, KY) - On September 24th, Kentucky State Police led an early morning round-up entitled "Operation Wildcat". At 6:00 AM this morning, Kentucky State Police, Trigg County Sheriff's Office, Cadiz Police Department, Pennyrile Narcotics Taskforce, Hopkinsville Police Department's SIU unit and the Kentucky Department of Probation and Parole simultaneously served numerous arrest warrants on individuals in Trigg County.

Operation Wildcat was the culmination of a six month investigation by Kentucky State Police. In March, detectives began investigating complaints of drug trafficking in the Trigg County area. After a lengthy investigation, warrants for twenty-five (25) individuals were issued based on information that was obtained during the investigation.

The following is a list of individuals charged and offenses for which they are charged:

Picture Name Age Charges Counts
An image of James Wynn, click the image to enlarge in a new window James Wynn 20 Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st Degree 3
An image of Tyvis Hendrix, click the image to enlarge in a new window Tyvis Hendrix 24 Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st Degree
Complicity to Trafficking in a Controlled Substance
Wanton Endangerment 1st Degree
1
1
1
An image of Prince Northington, click the image to enlarge in a new window Prince Northington 23 Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st Degree
Complicity to Trafficking in a Controlled Substance
2
1
An image of Robert Crute, click the image to enlarge in a new window Robert Crute 20 Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st Degree
Complicity to Trafficking in a Controlled Substance
2
An image of F. B. Tyler, click the image to enlarge in a new window F. B. Tyler 57 Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st Degree 1
An image of Antwoine Wharton, click the image to enlarge in a new window Antwoine Wharton 25 Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st Degree 2
An image of Vicki Atwell, click the image to enlarge in a new window Vicki Atwell 42 Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st Degree 2
An image of Matthew Hogan, click the image to enlarge in a new window Matthew Hogan 26 Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st Degree
Trafficking in Marijuana-Less than 8 ounces
2
1
An image of James Pepper, click the image to enlarge in a new window James Pepper 46 Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st Degree
Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 2nd Degree
Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd Degree
1
1
1
An image of Tarris Humphries, click the image to enlarge in a new window Tarris Humphries 27 Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st Degree 2
An image of Byran Jones, click the image to enlarge in a new window Byran Jones 25 Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st Degree, 2nd Offense 3
An image of Frank Hendrix Jr., click the image to enlarge in a new window Frank Hendrix Jr. 25 Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st Degree
Possession of Marijuana
3
1
  William Alexander 57 Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st Degree 1
An image of Willie Crenshaw, click the image to enlarge in a new window Willie Crenshaw 40 Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st Degree 2
An image of Marcus Tyler, click the image to enlarge in a new window Marcus Tyler 27 Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st Degree, 2nd Offense 1
An image of Robert Crute, click the image to enlarge in a new window Robert Crute 50 Outstanding warrant for moving violations 1
An image of Derrick Gude, click the image to enlarge in a new window Derrick Gude 27 Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st Degree 1
An image of Devin Herndon, click the image to enlarge in a new window Devin Herndon 19 Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st Degree 1
An image of Paul Hudson, click the image to enlarge in a new window Paul Hudson 20 Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st Degree 2
An image of Michael J. Bucy , click the image to enlarge in a new window Michael J. Bucy 32 Possession of Controlled Substance 1st degree
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
1
1
An image of John A. Means , click the image to enlarge in a new window John A. Means 42 Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st Degree, 2nd Offense 2
The following individual was charged while attempting to execute an indictment warrant.
An image of George Tyler, click the image to enlarge in a new window George Tyler 73 Menacing
Resisting Arrest
1
1
Public Service Annoucment about the Operation Wildcat, click here to listen   Public Service Annoucment about the Operation Wildcat, click here to listen

Trafficking in a controlled substance 1st degree, 1st offense is a class C felony, punishable by up to5-10 years in prison. Trafficking in a controlled substance 1st degree, 2nd offense is a class B felony, punishable by up to 10-20 years in prison. As a result of this investigation and arrests, seven (7) vehicles, used in the commission of these illegal drug trafficking offenses, were seized by the Kentucky State Police. Additional charges are pending on other individuals due to the execution of a search warrant at a residence in Trigg County, and related investigations. The Trigg County Jail and Christian County Jail personnel assisted in the processing of the arrestees. This investigation is continuing by the Kentucky State Police. The Trigg County Sheriff's Department, Cadiz Police Department, Pennyrile Narcotics Task Force, Hopkinsville Police Department's SIU unit, the Kentucky Department of Probation and Parole, ATF and DEA assisted in the operation.

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