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Illegal Prescription Medications Brought into Knott County Results in an Arrest

Date of News Release: 03/15/2010

(Hazard, Ky.) -- On March 15, 2010 Kentucky State Police conducted an investigation along with Knott County Sheriff's Department, Letcher County Sheriff's Department, HIDTA Drug Task Force and Commercial Vehicle Enforcement into illegal prescribed medications being brought into the Hindman area from out of state. Delilah Hall age 34 of Owens Branch in Hindman was arrested and charged with Trafficking In A Controlled Substance 1st Degree and Trafficking In A Controlled Substance 3rd Degree. Hall had several hundred assorted prescribed medications along with a handgun. The accused was lodged in the Kentucky River Regional Detention Center. More arrests are expected and the investigation is continuing.

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