Trooper Jody Sims
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 13, Hazard
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Two arrested On drug charges in Knott County
Date of News Release: 05/11/2010
(Hazard, Ky.) -- On May 11, 2010 a search warrant was executed on the residence of John M. Bolen in the Kite Community of Knott County by the Kentucky State Police Post 13 Street Level Unit, Drug Enforcement Special Investigation East, HIDTA Drug Task Force, and Knott County Sheriff's Department.
Seized in the investigation was a stolen four wheeler, cash, eight guns, and a large quantity of prescription medication such as hydrocodone, xanax, and percocet. John Bolen, age 58 of Kite was arrested and lodged in the Kentucky River Regional Detention Center with Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Degree, Possession of Marijuana, Promoting Gambling 1st, and Receiving Stolen Property Over $500.00.
During the execution of the warrant Stanley K. Neice, age 30 of Kite was located at the residence. Seized from Mr. Neice was a large quantity of prescription medication such as hydrocodone and xanax. Neice was arrested and lodged in the Kentucky River Regional Detention Center for Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 2nd and 3rd Degree. The investigation is continuing by Kentucky State Police and Knott County Sheriff's Department.