Master Trooper Joe Veeneman
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 8, Morehead
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Rowan County Deputy Arrest
Date of News Release: 05/15/2009
(Morehead, KY) - Roger Lee Holbrook, 56 of Morehead was arrested and charged reference to a Federal Grand Jury Indictment. Holbrook, Chief Deputy for the Rowan County Sheriff's Department was arrested at the Midland Frosty Freeze Parking Lot without incident by ATF Agents and members of the Kentucky State Police. The arrest was the result of a combined investigation by the ATF and State Police into the illegal distribution of oxycodone and the possession of a firearm in furtherance of the drug trafficking.