Floyd roundup targets 17

PRESTONSBURG – A Pulaski County resident accused of sending drugs to an inmate at a Floyd County prison was among 17 people sought during a drug roundup conducted Tuesday, December 20, by Operation UNITE. Larry Ellison, 26, of Poplar Estates in Somerset, will be...

Perry roundup targets 14

HAZARD – Arrest warrants for 14 individuals on 30 charges have been issued after an undercover investigation into the illegal sale of prescription medications in Perry County. Law enforcement officers from Operation UNITE, the Hazard Police Department, Kentucky State...

Morgan roundup seeks 12

WEST LIBERTY – A dozen individuals suspected of illegally selling prescription pills have been indicted by a Morgan County Grand Jury. Sealed indictments were released Tuesday, Dec. 6, following an undercover investigation by Operation UNITE into drug trafficking in...

Major interstate pill network busted

PIKEVILLE – An interstate drug pipeline responsible for bringing tens of thousands of prescription pills into Pike County was broken up with the arrest of three people Friday, November 4. “We delivered a major hit with these arrests,” said Dan Smoot, deputy director...

Johnson roundup seeks 16 people

PAINTSVILLE – An Operation UNITE investigation into the illegal sale of prescription pills in Johnson County has resulted in the indictment of 16 people – including three members of a West Van Lear family. The indictments were the result of information obtained...