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One arrested, drugs and money seized in Estill County Drug Case

Date of News Release: 08/30/2011

evidence seized during the search

(Ravenna, KY)- On Tuesday, August 30, 2011, at 3:00 A. M. EDT, the Kentucky State Police Richmond Post arrested Dallis Abney, age 70 of Ravenna, KY, on several drug charges stemming from the execution of a search warrant at a residence in Estill County.

Through a joint investigation with the Powell County Sheriff's Department information was obtained leading Troopers to the residence of Dallas Abney in Ravenna, KY. At the residence Troopers found and seized a large amount of processed marijuana, prescription pills, money and guns.

Dallis Abney was charged with Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 2nd Degree, Trafficking in Marijuana> 8 ounces, Possession of Controlled Substance 1st Degree and Possession of Drug Paraphnelia. He was lodged in the Estill County Jail.

The case remains under investigation by Sergeant Mike Wolfe and Trooper Josh Brewer of the Kentucky State Police Richmond Post.

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