Lawrence drug roundup

Posted on Oct 22, 2009 | Comments Off on Lawrence drug roundup

LOUISA (10-22-09) – A dozen individuals suspected of illegally selling drugs in Lawrence County were arrested during a roundup on Tuesday, October 20.

These suspects were among 17 indicted on drug-related offenses by the county grand jury earlier this month.

The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office and Operation UNITE detectives have been investigating these dealers – most of whom were trafficking in OxyContin pills – since around February.

Lawrence County Sheriff Garrett Roberts, Louisa Police Chief Phillip Claxton and officers from their departments joined UNITE this week to serve arrest warrants.

As of Thursday morning 12 people had been charged and lodged at the Big Sandy Regional Detention Center in Johnson County. They are:

• Bill Arthur, age 70, Kennedy Street, Louisa, two counts second-degree trafficking in a controlled substance.

• Edgar Bradley, age 66, Meades Branch Road, Louisa, one count first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance and three counts second-degree trafficking in a controlled substance.

• Edford Coffey, age 27, Long Branch, Louisa, first-degree conspiracy to traffic in a controlled substance and endangering the welfare of a minor.

• Anna Evans, age 65, Kennedy Street, Louisa, two counts first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance and two counts second-degree trafficking in a controlled substance.

• Brenda D. Johnson, age 31, Old Fallsburg Road, Louisa, two counts first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance.

• Cole May, age 26, Serielda Lane, Louisa, two counts first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance and one count second-degree trafficking in a controlled substance.

• Faye Mulkey, age 57, South Main Street, Louisa, two counts first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, tampering with physical evidence, unlawful imprisonment, fourth-degree assault and criminal mischief.

• John Mulkey, age 45, South Main Street, Louisa, three counts first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance.

• Emma Seldonridge, age 42, Highway 3 North, Louisa, two counts complicity to traffic in a controlled substance.

• Ronald E. Seldonridge, age 68, Highway 3 North, Louisa, two counts first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance and two counts complicity to traffic in a controlled substance.

• Brenda Shannon, age 23, West Central Avenue, Ashland, first-degree conspiracy to traffic in a controlled substance and endangering the welfare of a minor.

• William Smith, age 46, Highway 2037, Louisa, first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance and persistent felony offender.

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