Untitled 1BEAVER DAM, Ky. (8/9/17) — Ohio County Sheriff’s Office charged five people with trafficking in methamphetamine Sunday evening during an alleged drug deal.

OCSO detectives received information regarding an alleged drug deal involving crystal meth to take place at approximately 7 p.m. in the 1100 block of North Main Street, Beaver Dam. OCSO, Beaver Dam, Hartford and Kentucky State police conducted surveillance in the area that evening in an effort to nix the deal.

At approximately 7:20 p.m. Sunday, authorities reported seeing the drug transaction going down and officers from all agencies surrounded their vehicles takiing five people were into custody.

Police charged James Allen, 30, David Geary, 40, Stephanie Geary, 32, and Melissa Murphy, 32, all of Horse Branch and Leeanne Rodrigues, 34 of Beaver Dam with first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance/meth, first-degree possession of a controlled substance/meth - first offense and possession of drug paraphernalia.

David Geary, Stephanie Geary and Rodrigues were also charged with first-degree possession of a controlled substance/drug unspecified – first offense. Stephanie Geary also was charged with carrying a concealed weapon. Rodrigues also was charged with tampering with physical evidence and three counts of endangering the welfare of a minor.

All were lodged in the Ohio County Detention Center.

Rita Dukes Smith
SurfKY News Director

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