Trooper Robert Purdy
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 7, Richmond
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Drug Roundup in Jessamine County
Date of News Release: 12/15/2011
(Nicholasville, Ky.) -- On December 15, 2011 the Kentucky State Police Drug Enforcement / Special Investigations Branch (KSP DESI) conducted warrant service in Garrard, Jessamine and Fayette counties for indictment warrants issued in Jessamine County for Trafficking in Prescription Pills and Conspiracy to Traffic in Prescription Pills.
These arrests come at the end of a year long investigation by detectives assigned to the KSP DESI Task Force. The majority of the charged individuals are accused of trafficking in prescription pills such as Percocet and Oxycodone.
KSP personnel were assisted by the Nicholasville Police Department and Lexington Police Department.
45 arrests were made during the course of the operation.