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Operation "Red Hoover" Drug Round Up in Graves County

Date of News Release: 05/14/2009

(Mayfield, Ky.) -- The Kentucky State Police and the Graves County Sheriff's Office, in conjunction with various other law enforcement agencies, executed multiple warrants on various Graves County residents early this morning. "Operation Red Hoover " was the culmination of over six months of investigation by the Kentucky State Police and Graves County Sheriff's Office into the trafficking of illegal drugs in and around Mayfield. Over 40 law enforcement personnel gathered at 5:00 AM in Graves County before dispersing throughout Mayfield in order to locate individuals for whom warrants had already been obtained. By 9:00 AM, officers had located and arrested 20 individuals for various drug charges. The following is a list of those arrested as well as the charges against them.

Picture Name Age Counts Charges
An image of Mark Saxton, click here to enlarge in a new window Saxton Jr., Mark A 24 2 Trafficking Controlled Substance 1st Degree (Cocaine)
An image of Kendrick Malone, click here to enlarge in a new window Malone, Kendrick 32 1 Trafficking Controlled Substance 1st Degree (Cocaine)
An image of Joseph Garnett, click here to enlarge in a new window Garnett, Joseph 19 1 Trafficking Controlled Substance 1st Degree (Cocaine)
An image of Darien Parrott, click here to enlarge in a new window Parrott, Darien 26 2 Trafficking Controlled Substance 1st Degree (Cocaine)
An image of Chance Sherrill, click here to enlarge in a new window Sherrill, Chance 20 1 Trafficking Controlled Substance 1st Degree (Cocaine)
An image of Timothy Brown Jr., click here to enlarge in a new window Brown Jr., Timothy 27 1
1
Trafficking Controlled Substance 1st Degree (Cocaine)
Persistent Felony Offender 2nd Degree
An image of Bradley Morris, click here to enlarge in a new window Morris, Bradley 33 1
1
Trafficking Controlled Substance 1st Degree (Cocaine)
Persistent Felony Offender 2nd Degree
An image of Michael Payton, click here to enlarge in a new window Payton, Michael 24 2
1
Trafficking Controlled Substance 1st Degree (Cocaine)
Trafficking Controlled Substance W/1000 Yards of School
An image of Larry Masden, click here to enlarge in a new window Masden, Larry 66 1 Trafficking Controlled Substance 1st Degree (Unspecified)
An image of Hollie Jackson, click here to enlarge in a new window Jackson, Hollie 54 2 Trafficking Controlled Substance 1st Degree (Unspecified)
An image of Cedric Beans, click here to enlarge in a new window Beans, Cedric 24 3 Trafficking Controlled Substance 1st Degree (Cocaine)
An image of Marcus Crisp, click here to enlarge in a new window Crisp, Marcus 27 1 Trafficking Controlled Substance 1st Degree (Cocaine)
An image of Cortez Thornton, click here to enlarge in a new window Thornton, Cortez 25 2 Trafficking Controlled Substance 1st Degree (Cocaine)
An image of Brian Perkins, click here to enlarge in a new window Perkins, Brian 37 1
1
1
Trafficking Controlled Substance 1st Degree (Unspecified)
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia 1st Offense
Persistent Felony Offender 1st Degree
An image of Brian Perkins, click here to enlarge in a new window Harris Jr., William 41 1 Trafficking Controlled Substance W/1000 Yards of School
An image of Aaron Reed, click here to enlarge in a new window Reed, Aaron 23 1 Trafficking Controlled Substance W/1000 Yards of School
An image of Janice Stephens, click here to enlarge in a new window Stephens, Janice 62 1 Trafficking Controlled Substance 2nd Degree (Unspecified)
An image of Leonard Gomilla, click here to enlarge in a new window Gomilla, Leonard 49 1 Trafficking Controlled Substance 1st Degree (Opiates)
An image of Michael Joy, click here to enlarge in a new window Joy, Michael 27 1 Trafficking Controlled Substance W/1000 Yards of School
An image of Amanda Holmes, click here to enlarge in a new window Holmes, Amanda 33 1 Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument 2nd Degree

Trafficking in a controlled substance 1st degree is a class C felony punishable by up to 10 years in the state penitentiary. Trafficking in a controlled substance 2nd degree and trafficking in a controlled substance within 1000 yards of a school is a class D felony punishable by up to 5 years in the state penitentiary. The Kentucky State Police and Graves County Sheriff's Office continue their investigations into drug trafficking in Graves County. State Police and Graves County Sheriff's office was assisted by the Mayfield Police Department, Pennyrile Narcotics Taskforce, Graves County Jail, Graves County Office of Probation and Parole, Kentucky State Police Division of Commercial Vehicle Enforcement, and the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife.

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