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25 People Arrested in Drug Round Up

Date of News Release: 10/15/2009

(Henderson, Ky.) -- The Kentucky State Police along with Owensboro Police and Daviess County Sheriff Detectives launched an investigation to identify and purchase prescription drugs from persons trafficking in controlled substances in the Owensboro area. The three month investigation yielded 31 sealed indictment warrants for those recognized in the investigation. Numerous controlled substances were purchased to include ecstasy and oxycontin which where purchased by detectives.

At 830am this date (10/15/2009), detectives with all three agencies served 24 total arrest warrants without incident. This investigation was started in response to numerous complaints received from the public about persons trafficking in prescription controlled substances. All were lodged in the Daviess County Detention Center.

There are still seven people remaining to be located and arrested. Their names are unable to be released due to there being issued sealed indictment warrants.

The following are those who were located and arrested:

  1. Brown, Damon A/Owensboro/35yoa/Traf Controlled Substance within 1000 yards of a school.
  2. Laslie, Ervin E/Owensboro/53yoa/Traf Controlled Substance, 1st degree, 1st offense and Traf Controlled Substance 3rd degree, 1st offense.
  3. McIntyre, David C/Owensboro/50yoa/Traf Controlled Substance within 1000 yards of school X2
  4. Howard, Peggy A/Owensboro/66yoa/Traf Controlled Substance 1st degree, 1st offense, Traf Controlled Substance, 1st degree, 1st offense, Drug Unspecified, Traf Controlled Substance, 2nd degree, 2nd offense
  5. Garrard, Scott E/Owensboro/32yoa/Traf Controlled Substance, 1st degree, 1st offense.
  6. Bristow, Laura B/Owensboro/29yoa/Traf Controlled Substance, 1st degree, 1st offense.
  7. Smith, Mary M/Owensboro/45yoa/Traf Controlled Substance, 1st degree, 1st offense.
  8. Millay, Brandon D/Owensboro/28yoa/Traf Controlled Substance, 1st degree, 1st offense, Traf Controlled Substance, 2nd degree, 2nd offense, and Traf Controlled Substance, 1st degree, 1st offense.
  9. Welsh, Joseph A/Owensboro/29yoa/Traf Controlled Substance, 1st degree, 1st offense x2, and Traf Controlled Substance within 1000 yards of a school.
  10. Moore Jr, Steven/Owensboro/31yoa/Traf Controlled Substance, 1st degree, 1st offense.
  11. Howard, James T/Owensboro/54yoa/Traf Controlled Substance, 1st degree, 1st offense.
  12. Brown, Teresa Jean/Evansville, IN/50yoa/Traf Traf Controlled Substance/Opiates, 1st degree, 1st offense
  13. Worthington Jr,William Paul/ Evansville, IN /42yoa/ Traf Controlled Substance/Opiates, 1st degree, 1st offense
  14. Smith,Christa G/Owensboro/23yoa/ Traf Controlled Substance, 1st degree, 1st offense x2
  15. Hampton III, Eugene/Owensboro/42yoa/ Traf Controlled Substance, 1st degree, 1st offense, Traf Controlled Substance, 2nd degree, 1st offense, Traf Controlled Substance within 1000yds of a School
  16. Morris,Yvonne Alvey/Owensboro/52yoa/ Traf Controlled Substance, 2nd degree, 1st offense
  17. Burroughs Jr, John Alfred/Owensboro/44yoa/ Traf Controlled Substance, 2nd degree, 1st offense
  18. Embry,Ellis L/Owensboro/66yoa/ Traf Controlled Substance, 2nd degree, 1st offense
  19. Hancock, Daniel Wayne/Owensboro/32yoa/ Traf Controlled Substance within 1000 yards of a school
  20. Holley,Tyrone Lamont/Owensboro/34yoa/ Traf Controlled Substance, 1st degree, 1st offense, Use/Possess Drug Paraphernalia, 1st Offense, Poss of Marijuana
  21. Morris, Jason/Owensboro/29yoa/ Traf Controlled Substance, 2nd degree, 1st offense
  22. O'Bryan,Brandi Lynn/Owensboro/24yoa/ Traf Controlled Substance within 1000yds of a School
  23. Ramos,Roberto Ybarra/Owensboro/45yoa/ Traf Controlled Substance, 2nd degree, 1st offense
  24. Goatee,Diana/Owensboro/unknown/Traf Controlled Substance
  25. King,Amber/Owensboro/unknown/Traf Controlled Substancee

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