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KSP Arrests 83 Suspected Drug Traffickers In Operation "November Rain"

Date of News Release: 11/09/2010

(Richmond, Ky.)-- A year long investigation into drug trafficking in Central Kentucky called Operation "November Rain" has culminated with the arrests of 83 suspects. On Tuesday, November 9, 2010, at 5:30 a.m. law enforcement officers from the Kentucky State Police, Danville Police Department, Perryville Police Department and the Sheriff's Departments of Boyle, Garrard, Lincoln and Mercer Counties, began serving arrest warrants on suspected drug traffickers. These suspects were taken to the Kentucky National Guard Armory in Danville, where they were fingerprinted, photographed and interviewed by KSP detectives. The charges include trafficking in marijuana, crack cocaine, powdered cocaine and prescription medication. The KSP encourage the public to report any suspected illegal drug activity to our anonymous drug tip line at 1-800-DOPE TIP or 1-800-222-5555. Listed below are the suspects arrested and the charges.

Boyle County

Tina Ryan- age 32 of Danville-Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st Within 1000 Yards of a School (3 Counts)
Martin Ryan-age 27 of Danville-Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st (Alprazolam)
George McPherson-age 24 of Danville-Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st (Cocaine)
James Young- age 56 of Danville-Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st (Hydrocodone)
Donald Lofton-age 41 of Danville- Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st (Cocaine)
David Norman-age 22 of Danville-Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st (Oxycodone)
James Houston-age 50 of Danville- Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st (2nd Offense) (Cocaine)
Nathan Prather-age 26 of Danville-Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st (2 Counts) (Hydrocodone)
Sabriah Gainey-age 45 of Perryville-Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st (Hydrocodone)
Anthony Mays II-age 20 of Danville-Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st (Cocaine)
Kenneth Richards-age 50 of Danville-Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 2nd (3 Counts) (Hydrocodone)
Kenda Tomkins-age 40 of Danville- Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st (2 Counts) (Cocaine)
Don Smith-age 60 of Danville- Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st (Cocaine)
Carl Bartleson-age38 of Danville- Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st (Cocaine)
Anthony Mays-age 37 of Danville-Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st (4 Counts) (2nd Offense) (Cocaine)
Judy Camel-age 24 of Junction City- Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st (Percocet)
Kevin Douglas-age 32 of Danville- Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st (4 Counts) (Cocaine)
Georgia York Danville-Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st (Oxycodone)
Teddy Mays-age 31 of Danville-Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st (Cocaine)
Charles Young-age 44 of Perryville- Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st (Cocaine) Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 2nd (2 Counts) (Hydrocodone) Unlawful Transaction with a Minor
Kasey Watts-age 31 of Danville- Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 2nd (Buprenorphine)
Jeffrey Durbin-age 34 of Danville-Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st (Morphine) Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 2nd (2 Counts) (Buprenorphine) Trafficking in Marijuana
Jaclyn Mullett-age 20 of Danville-Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st (Cocaine)
Tammy Prather-age 41 of Danville- Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st (2 Counts) (Oxycodone)
Charles Alcorn-age 48 of Danville-Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st (3 Counts) (Cocaine)
Mark Gray-age 38 of Danville-Trafficking in a Marijuana Less than 8 Ounces (2 Counts)
Adrian Anderson-age 36 of Danville-Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st (Methadone)
Donnie Keith-Danville-Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 2nd (Hydrocodone)
Kwyaskie Johnson-age 28 of Danville-Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st (4 Counts ) (Cocaine)
Regina Hampton-age 41 of Danville-Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 2nd (2 Counts) (Hydrocodone)
Rebecca Holt-age 37 of Danville-Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st, Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 2nd
April York-age 25 of Danville-Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st
Tripp Harris-age 34 of Danville- Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st (Oxycodone)
Faith Walker-age 24 of Danville- Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st (Cocaine)
Monteze Lynem-age 29 of Danville- Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st (Cocaine)

Lincoln County

Brian Bandy-age 44 of Hustonville- Trafficking in Marijuana Over 8 Ounces, Trafficking in Marijuana Less than 8 Ounces
Kenneth Hodge-age 55 of Crab Orchard-Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 2nd (Hydrocodone)
Danny Harris-age 62 of Stanford- Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st (Oxycodone)
Richard Baker-age 41 of Stanford- Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st (4 Counts) (2nd Offense) (Cocaine), Persistent Felony Offender
Ashley Hall-age 26 of Stanford-Complicity to Traffic in a Controlled Substance (Oxycodone)
Commanche Robbins-age 18 of Stanford- Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st (Oxycodone)
Jimmy Owens-age 40 of Stanford- Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st (Cocaine)
Roy Ashberry-age 59 of Stanford-Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st (Cocaine)

Garrard County

Carley Norman-age 40 of Lancaster-Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st (Hydrocodone)
Joann Siler-age 33 of Lancaster- Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st (Methadone)
Lisa Sebastian-age 37 of Lancaster-Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st (Cocaine)
Kristal Medellin-age 32 of Lancaster-Trafficking Marijuana Within 1000 yards of a School, Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st (2 Counts) (Cocaine)
Demond Siler- age 30 of Lancaster-trafficking in Marijuana Over 8 Ounces (2 Counts)
Bobby Padgett-age 31 of Lancaster- Trafficking in Marijuana Over 8 Ounces
Randall Perkins-age 19 of Lancaster- Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st (2 Counts) (Cocaine), Trafficking Marijuana Within 1000 Yards of a School
Jason Conn-age 25 of Lancaster- Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st (Oxycodone), Persistant Felony Offender
Roy Browning-age 54 of Lancaster-Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 2nd (2 Counts) (Lortabs)
Paul Dunn-age 48 of Lancaster-Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st (Oxycodone), Trafficking in a Controlled Substance Within 1000 Yards of a School (Oxycodone)
John Thomas-age 66 of Lancaster- Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st (2 Counts) (Cocaine)
Paul Dunn-age 48 of Lancaster-Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st (Oxycodone), Trafficking in a Controlled Substance Within 1000 Yards of a School (Oxycodone)

Mercer County

Joyce Durham-age 41 of Harrodsburg-Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st (OxyContin)
Kevin Griffin-age 36 of Harrodsburg- Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st (2 Counts) (OxyContin)
Ronnie Sexton Jr.-age 36 of Harrodsburg-Cultivating Marijuana Over 5 Plants (2nd Offense)
Kimberly Sexton-age 39 of Harrodsburg-Cultivating Marijuana Over 5 Plants
Ronnie Sexton Sr.-of Harrodsburg- Cultivating Marijuana Over 5 Plants
Beverly Moore-of Harrodsburg-Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st (Methadone and Xanax), Trafficking in a Controlled Substance Within 1000 Yards of a School (Methadone)
Rodney Rawlings-age 59 of Harrodsburg-Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st (2 Counts) (Methadone) (Xanax), Trafficking Within 1000 Yards of a School (Methadone)

Marion County

Steven Oberson Jr.-age 20 of Gravel Switch- trafficking in a Controlled Substance 2nd (2 Counts) ( Hydrocodone)
Steve Oberson Sr.-age 41 of Gravel Switch- Trafficking in Controlled Substance 2nd (3 Counts) (Hydrocodone)

Pulaski County

Mark Todd-age 31 of Somerset- Trafficking Marijuana Over 8 Ounces

Rockcastle County

Jimmy Owens-age 40 of Brodhead-Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st (2 Counts) ( Oxycodone)
Frankie Woodall-age 51 of Brodhead-Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st (2 Counts) (Oxycodone)

Madison County

Brent Dalton-age 24 of Richmond- Cultivating Marijuana
Garrett Ray-age 22 of Berea- Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 2nd (Suboxone)

* 16 other suspects are incarcerated in various state and county facilities. Warrants will be served upon them at those institutions.

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