Trooper Kendra Wilson
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 12, Frankfort
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Drug Round-Up in Franklin County
Date of News Release: 08/26/2009
(Post 12 Frankfort) -- At approximately 6 a.m. troopers from the Kentucky State Police Post 12 began a round up of fourteen (14) street level drug dealers in Franklin County.
These arrests are the culmination of a five (5) month investigation of street level drug sales in different communities in the county.
Drugs purchased by undercover detectives include, powder cocaine, crack cocaine, and a variety of prescription pills (oxycontin, percocet, hydrocodone, lortab, and liquid morphine).
This round up is a continuation of last weeks arrests in Woodford County in which 24 persons were arrested on 42 various drug charges.
This week fourteen suspects face a total of 29 criminal charges, 27 being felony and 2 misdemeanor charges.
Kentucky State Police Post 12 is being assisted by the Frankfort Police Department and the Franklin County Sheriff's Department.