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Twenty Arrests in Drug Sweep, Twenty more Pending

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MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (2/2/13) – Muhlenberg County Sheriff Detectives Wade Griggs and Troy Gibson, assigned to Pennyrile Narcotic Task Force, began an investigation about six months ago that has led to one of the largest drug stings the history of Muhlenberg County.

On Friday February 1, 2013, at 5:30 PM, officers from Muhlenberg County Sheriff Department, Probation and Parole, Pennyrile Narcotic Task Force, Powderly Police, Greenville Police, Kentucky State Police, Central City Police and Constable Denny Blythe met at Central Dispatch where they were briefed before going out to execute warrants. Gibson and Griggs were able to secure 32 Felony Warrants and 12 Misdemeanor warrants for various drug charges.

As of Saturday afternoon 20 Muhlenberg County residents were arrested and lodged in the Muhlenberg County Detention Center. While executing the warrants, unexpected charges were brought against some of the persons being sought by police. One couple in Central City was charged with Manufacturing Methamphetamine after officers went into the home and found 2 suspected meth labs, as well as chemicals and equipment used to make meth

Brian Jagoe and Samantha Langley of 620 Welbourn Street, Central City were charged with making meth as well as trafficking in a controlled substance, first degree.

Others charged included:
-Dora Mackey, 46, Powderly, possession of Controlled substance, third degree; Katie Garrett, 20, Central City Possession of drug paraphernalia;
-Alva McElwain, 55, Beechmont, two Counts, trafficking in marijuana, less than 8 ounces, trafficking in Controlled substance 2nd degree;
-Michael Stewart, 31 Greenville, Trafficking in marijuana, less than 8 ounces and tampering with Physical evidence;
-Eric Shelton, 37, Central City, trafficking in Controlled substance, first degree;
-William Ashby, Central City, Possession of legend drug;
-Mr. Kristan Wells, 24, Greenville, possession of drug Paraphernalia;
-Mr. Shannon Fontaine, 37, Greenville, trafficking in controlled substance, First degree;
-Allison Brothers, 30, Central City, trafficking in controlled Substance, first degree;
-Leslie Burton, 41, Powderly, trafficking in Marijuana, less than 8 ounces, and possession of marijuana;
-Nicholas Brown, 30, Powderly trafficking in marijuana, less than 8 ounces;
-Randall Ward, 37, Rosewood, possession of drug paraphernalia;
-Andrew Noffsinger, Rosewood, trafficking in controlled substance, 1st degree;
-Jamie Noffsinger, Rosewood, trafficking in controlled substance, 1st degree;
-Thomas Nathan Richie,22, Central City 3 counts trafficking in marijuana, less than 8 ounces and trafficking controlled substance 2nd degree;
-Anthony J. Campbell, 32, Central City,  trafficking in a controlled substance first degree, unlawful possession of a meth precursor and trafficking in marijuana < 8 ounces;
-David Buchanan, Penrod, trafficking in marijuana less than 8 ounces, enhanced by possession of a firearm and possession of a controlled substance 2nd degree;
-Ronald Henderson, Powderly, unlawful distribution of meth precursor.

The roundup will continue for the next several days resulting in the arrests of at least 44 individuals.

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