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Drug Round-up in McLean County

Date of News Release:10/26/2010

(Henderson, Ky.) -- On Tuesday, October 26, 2010, the Kentucky State Police along with the McLean County Sheriff's Department executed numerous amounts of arrest warrants. The warrants stem from an investigation, which started back in January 2010. The goal was to identify and enforce the illegal drug trade in McLean County. This investigation resulted in 20 issued arrest warrants with the possibility of more arrest warrants to come. The warrants issued ranged from Trafficking a Controlled Substance (Marijuana) to Trafficking a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine).

The following agencies contributed to the investigation and/or arrests: The Kentucky State Police Post-16 Henderson; Kentucky State Police Street Level; Kentucky State Police DE/SI West; McLean County Sheriff's Department; McLean County Sheriff's Department Canine and Commercial Vehicle Enforcement.

The following were arrested in today's drug round-up:

  1. Natasha Key, (Age 21) Sacramento, KY. Charges: Trafficking a Controlled Substance (Marijuana) within 1000 yards of a school.
  2. Don Butcher, (Age 30) Sacramento, KY. Charges: Trafficking a Controlled Substance (Marijuana) within 1000 yards of a school (3 counts). Furthermore, during the search three ounces of marijuana and paraphernalia were located in his residence. He has been charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
  3. Brian K. Brothers, (Age 45) Island, KY. Charges: Trafficking a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine).
  4. Tommy St.Claire, (Age 70) Island, KY. Charges: Trafficking a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine).
  5. James Farris, (Age 23) Island, KY. Charges: Trafficking a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine).
  6. Thomas Howell, (Age 55) Island, KY. Charges: Trafficking a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine).
  7. Jeff Farris, (Age 45) Island, KY. Charges: Trafficking a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine).
  8. Tyler Farris, (Age 20) Island, KY. Charges: Trafficking a Controlled Substance (Marijuana).
  9. Scott Willis, (Age 47) Livermore, KY. Charges: Trafficking a Controlled Substance (Trafficking a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine).
  10. Maurice Davis, (Age 55) Island, KY. Charges: Trafficking a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine).
  11. Corey Marshall, (Age 24) Sacramento, KY. Charges: Trafficking a Controlled Substance (Prescription Medication).
  12. Doug Willis, (Age 42) Island, KY. Charges: Trafficking a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine).
  13. William "Matt" Humphrey, (Age 32) Island, KY. Charges: Trafficking a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine).
  14. Justin McClure, (Age 22) Calhoun, KY. Charges: Trafficking a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine).

Fourteen people have been arrested and we are actively searching for the other six persons.

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