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Perry County Drug Trafficking Arrests

Date of News Release: 12/19/2010

(Hazard, Ky.) -- On Sunday December 19th, 2010 KSP Post 13 in Hazard received a complaint of alleged drug trafficking from the Daniel Boone Motor Inn in Hazard, KY. Trooper Isaac Whitaker and KSP CVE Officer Nathan Day responded and through their investigation approximately 4 pounds of processed marijuana and a large amount of United States currency was seized from a motel room. Dewayne Pierece Hamilton, age 30 and Charles J. Hamilton, age 25 both of Nashville, TN was arrested each charged Trafficking in Marijuana less than 5 pounds both suspects are lodged in the Kentucky River Regional Jail in Hazard, KY. Trooper Issac Whitaker is in charge of the investigation.

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