20 sought in Jackson Co roundup

Posted on Dec 28, 2011 | Comments Off on 20 sought in Jackson Co roundup

McKEE – Indictment warrants have been issued for 20 individuals suspected of drug trafficking in Jackson County.

Law enforcement officers from five agencies attempted to serve the warrants during a drug roundup conducted Wednesday, December 28.

The charges followed an on-going undercover investigation by Operation UNITE that began in early 2011.

A majority of the cases involved the illegal sale of Hydrocodone, Oxycodone and Suboxone.

Assisting UNITE detectives with the roundup were law enforcement officers from the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, McKee Police Department, Two Rivers Drug Task Force and Kentucky State Police.

As of 2:30 p.m. officers had arrested 17 of the suspects and lodged them in the Jackson County Detention Center. They are:

• Ricky Abner, 48, U.S. 421, Sand Gap, second-degree trafficking in a controlled substance.

• Robert Adkins, 49, Adkinstown Road, McKee, first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, second-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, third-degree trafficking in a controlled substance and persistent felony offender. In addition, Adkins was arrested by the Two Rivers Task Force after a large quantity of pills and cash were found at his residence during the roundup.

• Danny Bowles, 33, Sand Gap, two counts second-degree trafficking in a controlled substance.

• Juanita Caldwell, 26, Jackson Valley Apartments, McKee, second-degree trafficking in a controlled substance and trafficking in a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a school.

• Georgia May Clemons, 55, Clemons Road, Sand Gap, four counts first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance.

• Chester Collett, 66, Doolittle Road, Annville, first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance.

• Adam Shane Gabbard, 26, Farmer Cemetery Road, McKee, first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance.

• Jeannie Johnson, 39, U.S. 421, McKee, second-degree trafficking in a controlled substance.

• William Kirby, 35, Kirby Road, Sand Gap, second-degree trafficking in a controlled substance.

• Tommy Lakes, 23, Upper Dry Fork Road, Sand Gap, first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance.

• Lana Mays, 21, Jackson Valley Apartments, McKee, two counts first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance and two counts trafficking in a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a school.

• Mark McGeorge, 35, Jackson Valley Apartments, McKee, two counts second-degree trafficking in a controlled substance and trafficking in a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a school.

• Bradley Muncy, 32, Jackson Valley Apartments, McKee, second-degree trafficking in a controlled substance and trafficking in a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a school.

• Judy Robbins, 49, Roberts Court Apartments, McKee, second-degree trafficking in a controlled substance.

• Jesse William Smith, 19, Jackson Valley Apartments, McKee, first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance and trafficking in a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a school.

• Tammy Spurlock, 33, Brushy Ridge Road, McKee, second-degree trafficking in a controlled substance and persistent felony offender.

• Cloyd Young, 50, McKee, second-degree trafficking in a controlled substance.

In addition, the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office arrested Micky Doan of Annville on drug-trafficking charges.

Law enforcement officers continue their search for the three remaining suspects.

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