Trooper Jody Sims
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 13, Hazard
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Letcher County Drugs Arrests
Date of News Release: 06/30/2011
(Hazard, Ky.) -- On June 30, 2011 at approximately 07:00 a.m. Law Enforcement Officials with Kentucky State Police in Hazard, Letcher County Sheriff's Department, Drug Enforcement Special Investigations, HIDTA Drug Task Force, and Commercial Vehicle Enforcement began executing arrest warrants on individuals for various drug related charges. The charges evolved from an approximately 6 month investigation from all agencies involved. A total of 49 warrants were issued and 20 of the warrants were executed today. The names of the arrestees are as follows: Brittany Golda Collins, Terry Chris Cantrell Jr., John Russell Simmons, Jerry Alden Hall, Patricia M. Slone, Mitchell Alan Sanders, Jeffrey Lynn Sexton, Jatanna Griffie, Stephen Buddy Hall, Peggy Collins Jones, Michael Wayne Sexton, Randall Holbrook, Edgar Lucas, Roy Eldridge, James Fox, Claude Eldridge Jr., Bert Dale Holbrook, Claude V. Meade, Harold D. Meade, and Patricia Amburgey Bowling. A criminal summons was also served on Deavin Nicole Bentley.
This is a list of individuals who were not arrested today and currently have outstanding warrants: Stevie Allen Taylor, Charlotte Kay Bates, Tammy Ann Fuller, Richard Dewayne Hall, Ralph Collins Jr., David Collins, James Gurnis Stamper, Ricky Allen Gibson, Gary Don Rose, Mary Ruth Morris, John Mark Ballou, Christopher Ivan Whitaker, and Shylla M. Douglas. All arrestees were lodged in the Letcher County Jail.