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Hopkins County Drug Roundup

Date of News Release: 08/14/2009

(Madisonville, Ky.) -- On Friday, August 14, 2009, beginning at approximately 6:00 a.m., officers from the Kentucky State Police Post 2 Madisonville arrested 19 individuals on numerous drug charges in Hopkins County. The arrests were the result of a year-long investigation by Trooper First Class John Komar pertaining to the illegal manufacturing of methamphetamine. The investigation is continuing and more arrests are expected. Officers from KSP DESI (Drug Enforcement/Special Investigations) West, the Hopkins County Sheriff's Department, the Madisonville Police Department, the Nortonville Police Department, Hopkins County Probation and Parole, and the Hopkins County Detention Center assisted with the arrests.

Name Age Town/State Charge(s)/Lodged
Rachel A. Adams 29 Madisonville, KY Engaging In Organized Crime-Criminal Syndicate (B Felony)
Unlawful Distribution of a Meth Precursor (D Felony)
Lodged: Hopkins County Detention Center
Jacob C. Baker 22 Madisonville, KY Engaging In Organized Crime-Criminal Syndicate (B Felony)
Lodged: Already incarcerated in the Hopkins County Detention Center
Travis S. Baldwin 19 Nortonville, KY Engaging In Organized Crime-Criminal Syndicate (B Felony)
Unlawful Distribution of a Meth Precursor (D Felony)
Trafficking In Controlled Substance 1st Degree-Meth (C Felony)
3 Counts of Wanton Endangerment 1st Degree (D Felony)
Lodged: Already incarcerated in the Hopkins County Detention Center
Belinda N. Bean 43 Mortons Gap, KY Engaging In Organized Crime-Criminal Syndicate (B Felony)
Lodged: Hopkins County Detention Center
Chris L. Blair 28 Madisonville, KY Engaging In Organized Crime-Criminal Syndicate (B Felony)
Unlawful Distribution of a Meth Precursor (D Felony)
Lodged: Hopkins County Detention Center
Venus May Emerson 28 White Plains, KY Engaging In Organized Crime-Criminal Syndicate (B Felony)
Unlawful Distribution of a Meth Precursor (D Felony)
Lodged: Hopkins County Detention Center
Kerry A. Fox 47 Mortons Gap, KY Engaging In Organized Crime-Criminal Syndicate (B Felony)
Manufacturing Methamphetamine 1st Offense (B Felony)
Trafficking In Controlled Substance 1st Degree-Meth (C Felony)
Lodged: Hopkins County Detention Center
Kris T. Fox 26 Mortons Gap, KY Engaging In Organized Crime-Criminal Syndicate (B Felony)
Manufacturing Methamphetamine 1st Offense (B Felony)
Trafficking In Controlled Substance 1st Degree-Meth (C Felony)
Lodged: Hopkins County Detention Center
Brandi N. Gamble 28 Nortonville, KY Engaging In Organized Crime-Criminal Syndicate (B Felony)
Unlawful Distribution of a Meth Precursor (D Felony)
Lodged: Hopkins County Detention Center
Justina L. Harris 25 Madisonville, KY Engaging In Organized Crime-Criminal Syndicate (B Felony)
Unlawful Distribution of a Meth Precursor (D Felony)
Trafficking Controlled Substance 2nd Degree 1st Offense (D Felony)
Lodged: Already incarcerated in the Hopkins County Detention Center
Will L. Hawkins 18 Mortons Gap, KY Engaging In Organized Crime-Criminal Syndicate (B Felony)
Manufacturing Methamphetamine 1st Offense (B Felony)
Trafficking In Controlled Substance 1st Degree-Meth (C Felony)
Lodged: Hopkins County Detention Center
Tiffany N. Hibbs 22 Madisonville, KY Engaging In Organized Crime-Criminal Syndicate (B Felony)
Unlawful Distribution of a Meth Precursor (D Felony)
Lodged: Hopkins County Detention Center
William C. Howton 26 Madisonville, KY Engaging In Organized Crime-Criminal Syndicate (B Felony)
Unlawful Distribution of a Meth Precursor (D Felony)
Lodged: Already incarcerated in the Hopkins County Detention Center
Roger G. Larkins 54 White Plains, KY Engaging In Organized Crime-Criminal Syndicate (B Felony)
Unlawful Distribution of a Meth Precursor (D Felony)
Trafficking Controlled Substance 2nd Degree 1st Offense (D Felony)
Lodged: Already incarcerated in the Hopkins County Detention Center
Connie A. Love 42 Mortons Gap, KY Engaging In Organized Crime-Criminal Syndicate (B Felony)
Unlawful Distribution of a Meth Precursor (D Felony)
Trafficking Controlled Substance 2nd Degree 1st Offense (D Felony)
Lodged: Already incarcerated in Pee Wee Valley, KY
David B. Morphew 40 Browder, KY Engaging In Organized Crime-Criminal Syndicate (B Felony)
Unlawful Distribution of a Meth Precursor (D Felony)
Lodged: Hopkins County Detention Center
Michael W. Robinson 44 Graham, KY Engaging In Organized Crime-Criminal Syndicate (B Felony)
Lodged: Already incarcerated in LaGrange, KY
Jeremy Russell 26 Dawson Springs, KY Engaging In Organized Crime-Criminal Syndicate (B Felony)
Unlawful Distribution of a Meth Precursor (D Felony)
Trafficking Controlled Substance 2nd Degree 1st Offense (D Felony)
Lodged: Already incarcerated in the Hopkins County Detention Center
Jennifer L. Trosclair 28 Madisonville, KY Engaging In Organized Crime-Criminal Syndicate (B Felony)
Unlawful Distribution of a Meth Precursor (D Felony)
Lodged: Hopkins County Detention Center

TO ANONYMOUSLY REPORT ANY TYPE OF SUSPECTED ILLEGAL DRUG ACTIVITY, CITIZENS CAN CALL THE KSP TOLL-FREE DRUG TIP HOTLINE, 1-800-DOPETIP. THE HOTLINE IS ANSWERED 24 HOURS A DAY, SEVEN DAYS A WEEK.

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