drug arrests1 300MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/21/19) — A search warrant served at a Madison Avenue apartment in Madisonville this afternoon resulted in four arrests related to drug charges involving alleged methamphetamine, cocaine and synthetic drugs.

Madisonville-Hopkins County Vice/Narcotics Unit reported its detectives along with Madisonville Police Department patrol officers received numerous tips of suspected drug activity at the 413 S. Madison Ave., Apt. A location over the past couple of months.

Confidential sources told detectives that 40-year-old Billy Messamore of Madisonville has been “selling crystal methamphetamine out of the residence at all times of day and night,” MPD Patrolman Joey Keelin wrote.

According to the report, a search led to the arrest of Messamore, 28-year-old Derek Jarboe of Louisville, 36-year-old Brian Bourland and 47-year-old Nicola Clary of Madisonville, who were listed to be at the residence 1:30 p.m. today. Officers seized more than 2 grams of possible crystal meth packaged in several bags along with a bag each of substances believed to be cocaine and synthetic cannabinoids in addition to digital scales and assorted paraphernalia.

Police list Messamore had previously been released from Hopkins County Jail on bond, pending felony drug charges. Jarboe was wanted out of Indiana on felony gun charges and also out of the local jail on bond, pending convicted felon in possession of a handgun charge. Bourland was also out on bond locally for alleged felony drug charges.

Messamore, Jarboe, Bourland and Clary were each charged today with first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (meth-more than 2 grams), first-degree possession of cocaine, possession of synthetic drugs and drug paraphernalia. Clary was additionally charged with first-degree promoting contraband and Jarboe was served an Indiana felony warrant.

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