Trooper Jody Sims
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 13, Hazard
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Two Arrested In Knott County Drug Seizure
Date of News Release: 10/11/2010
(Hazard, Ky.) -- On October 10, 2010 Kentucky State Police in Hazard assisted by the Knott County Sheriff's Department executed a search warrant at a residence in the Pippa Passes community of Knott County.
As a result of the investigation, a large quantity of processed marijuana along with several cultivated plants valued at approximately $140,000.00, cash, and a Honda ATV were seized. Clabe Slone age 27 of Pippa Passes and Katrina Jacobs age 28 also of Pippa Passes were arrested and charged with Trafficking in Marijuana Within 1000 Yards of a School, Trafficking in Marijuana 5 Pounds or More, and Cultivating Marijuana 5 or More Plants along with numerous other charges. Both have been lodged in the Kentucky River Regional Detention Center. Additional arrests are pending and the investigation is continuing by Trooper Randall Riley.