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18 charged in KSP Drug Round-up in Laurel County

Date of News Release: 07/29/2014

(LONDON, KY.) - On Tuesday, July 29, 2014 the Kentucky State Police, Post 11, London served several arrest warrants on subjects in the Corbin Manor Apartment Complex in Laurel County.

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

Arrested were:

  1. Corine Edwards, 44, of Corbin, KY charged with four counts of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 2nd Degree.
  2. Karen Hollin, 47, of Corbin, KY charged with three counts of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 2nd Degree.
  3. Amber Fuston, 21, of Corbin, KY charged with three counts of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 2nd Degree.
  4. Rhonda Fuston, 52, of Corbin, KY charged with three counts of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 2nd Degree.
  5. Amanda Fuston, 25, of Corbin, KY charged with three counts of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 2nd Degree.
  6. Melissa Bennett, 45, of Corbin, KY charged with Trafficking a Controlled Substance 2nd Degree.
  7. Jennifer Kysar, 31, of Corbin, KY charged with four counts of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 2nd Degree.
  8. Tiffany Banning, 26, of Corbin, KY charged with three counts of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 2nd Degree.
  9. Patricia Young, 45, of Corbin, KY charged with three counts of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 2nd Degree.
  10. Bridgett Smith, 50, of Corbin, KY charged with three counts of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 2nd Degree.
  11. Kimberly Johnson, 23, of Corbin, KY charged with two counts of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 2nd Degree and one count of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 1st Degree.
  12. William Edwards, 33, of Corbin, KY charged with three counts of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 2nd Degree.
  13. Melissa Banning, 20, of Corbin, KY charged with six counts of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 2nd Degree.
  14. Latoy Kiser, 28, of Corbin, KY charged with four counts of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 2nd Degree
  15. Joanna Denham, 39, of Corbin, KY charged with four counts of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 2nd Degree.
  16. Cody Smith, 22, of Corbin, KY charged with three counts of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 2nd Degree.
  17. Michael Chambers, 53, of Corbin, KY charged with four counts of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 2nd Degree.
  18. Tonjy Young, 48, of Corbin, KY charged with three counts of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 2nd Degree.

Additional arrests are expected.

KSP Post 11-London Detective Chris Roberts is the lead investigator and was assisted by troopers from the Kentucky State Police Post 11, Laurel County Sheriff's Office and the Laurel County Detention Center.