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14 Arrested in KSP Drug Round-up in Whitley County

Date of News Release: 05/30/2013

(LONDON, KY.) -- On Thursday May 30, 2013 the Kentucky State Police, Post 11, London served several arrest warrants on subjects in Whitley County.

The warrants were issued as a result of a twelve-month investigation into illegal drug activity.

Arrested were:

Rickey A. Taylor, 54, of Williamsburg, KY charged with three (3) counts of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 1st Degree 1st Offense.

Janie K. Johnson, 40, of Rockholds, KY charged with two (2) counts of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 2nd Degree 1st Offense.

Freddie Taylor, 38, of Corbin, KY charged with two (2) counts of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 1st Degree 1st Offense.

Chester Ray Goins, 58, of Williamsburg, KY charged with one (1) count of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 2nd Degree 1st Offense.

Neddie M. Lawson, 49, of Williamsburg, KY charged with three (3) counts of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 2nd Degree 1st Offense.

Joe N. Veach, 53, of Rockholds, KY charged with one (1) count of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 1st Degree 1st Offense.

Norman Peace, 65, of Williamsburg, KY charged with two (2) counts of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 1st Degree 1st Offense.

Matthew J. Taylor, 31, of Williamsburg, KY charged with two (2) counts of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 1st Degree 1st Offense.

Danny Joseph Veach, 61, of Rockholds, KY charged with three (3) counts of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 1st Degree 1st Offense.

Deonna Peace Monhollon, 57, of Williamsburg, KY charged with three (3) counts of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 2nd Degree 1st Offense.

David K. Monhollon, 53, of Williamsburg, KY charged with four (4) counts of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 1st Degree 1st Offense, one (1) count of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 2nd Degree 1st Offense and one (1) count of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 3rd Degree 1st Offense.

Ernest James Durham, 69, of Williamsburg, KY charged with two (2) counts of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 2nd Degree 1st Offense and one (1) count of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 1st Degree 1st Offense.

Troy Ray Smith, 50, of Rockholds, KY charged with two (2) counts of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 2nd Degree 1st Offense and one (1) count of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 1st Degree 1st Offense.

Brenda Veach, 54, of Rockholds, KY charged with one (1) count Trafficking a Controlled Substance 2nd Degree 1st Offense. (Issued a Summons to court due to health reasons)

All subjects (with the exception of Brenda Veach) were lodged in the Whitley County Detention Center.

Additional arrests are expected.

KSP Post 11-London Detective Don Sivils is the lead investigator and was assisted in Thursday's arrests by officers from the Kentucky State Police Post 11, the Kentucky State Police K-9 section, the Kentucky State Police Vehicle Investigations section, the Whitley County Sheriff's Office, the Williamsburg Police Department and the Whitley County Detention Center.

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