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Two Owingsville Residents Arrested on Drug Charges

Date of News Release: 09/21/2010

Item seized in the drug arrest

(Morehead, Ky.) -- On 9/20/2010 at 2126 hours K.S.P. Post 8 units executed a search warrant at 619 E. High Street in Bath County within the city limits of Owingsville. Over $5,000 in cash money and over 700 pills were seized along with 9 firearms. Jamie L. George age 28 of Owingsville was arrested and charged with Trafficking Controlled Substance 1st Degree and Trafficking Controlled Substance 2nd Degree. Jennifer R. Blankenship age 27 of Owingsville was also arrested and charged with Trafficking Controlled Substance 1st Degree. George and Blankenship were both lodged in The Montgomery County Regional Detention Center in Mt. Sterling. The case remains under investigation by Trooper Nathan Shortridge, Unit 1111.

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