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News Release

KSP Post 5 Arrests Eleven as Part of 'Operation Black Friday'

Date of News Release: 11/01/2013

(Campbellsburg, KY) Kentucky State Police Post 5 arrested eleven people today as part of KSP's 'Operation Black Friday.' All of the arrests made were drug related. Those arrested by Troopers from KSP Post 5 and their charges are listed below:

Miranda Sanders, 33 years old from Warsaw, KY: Sell/Transfer of a Simulated Controlled Substance
Joshua Northcutt, 29 years old from Warsaw, KY: Sell/Transfer of a Simulated Controlled Substance
Saramento Lopez, 37 years old from Glencoe, KY: Trafficking in a Controlled Substance, Sell/Transfer of a Simulated Controlled Substance
Samantha Smith, 27 years old from Warsaw, KY: Trafficking in a Controlled Substance
Tara Johnson, 38 years old from Warsaw, KY: Trafficking in a Controlled Substance within 1,000 Yards of a School
Michael Kemp, 23 years old from Eminence, KY: Trafficking in a Controlled Substance
Benjermin Riley, 35 years old from Campbellsburg, KY: Trafficking in a Controlled Substance
Kevin Funk, 36 years old from Bedford, KY: Two counts of Trafficking in a Controlled Substance
Misty Funk, 31 years old from Carrollton, KY: Trafficking in a Controlled Substance
Zacharias Powell, 21 years old from Carrollton, KY: Sell/Transfer of a Simulated Controlled Substancev Chad Wingham, 24 years old from Bedford, KY: Three counts of Trafficking in a Controlled Substance

Two other individuals with warrants from Trimble County and Gallatin County were arrested outside the Post 5 area. Samantha Jones, 26 years old from Madison, IN, was arrested on a Trafficking in a Controlled Substance out of Trimble County. She was located and arrested in Madison, IN. Christina Balsiger, 22 years old from Verona, KY, was arrested on a Trafficking in a Controlled Substance warrant out of Gallatin County. Balsiger was served with her warrant at the Simpson County, KY jail.

Post 5 was assisted with 'Operation Black Friday' by the Gallatin County Sheriff's Office, Trimble County Sheriff's Office, and Henry County Sheriff's Office.


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