TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Arrest Made in Dusty's Adult World Investigation
Date of News Release: 03/14/2011
(Madisonville, Ky. ) -- On Monday, March 14, 2011 at approximately 9:37 a.m., Trooper First Class John Komar served an arrest warrant on Jo Ann Warner, age 57 of Marion, KY, at her residence in Marion, KY.
The charges stem from an investigation of Dusty's Adult World located on White City Road in Mortons Gap which is operated by TSCS Group Inc. Jo Ann Warner is the president of TSCS Group Inc.
The investigation began on March 9, 2011. During the execution of a search warrant on Dusty's Adult World, troopers located items that appeared to be salvia or a simulation of salvia. The store had display cases of which one display case had salvia or simulated salvia and salvia paraphernalia items in it. Troopers also located a number of items that were of an obscene nature including DVD's and magazines.
Ms. Warner was charged with the following offenses:
- 79 counts of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (Class A Misdemeanor)
- 23 counts of Prohibited Practices Concerning Substances that Simulate Controlled Substances (Class A Misdemeanor)
- 16 counts of Distribution of Obscene Matter (Class A Misdemeanor)
She was lodged in the Hopkins County Detention Center. The investigation is continuing. TFC Chris King assisted TFC Komar with the arrest.