Drug roundup nets several suspects

On the early morning of Wednesday, June 2, 2010 Kentucky State Police and Frankfort Police Department set out to execute forty-seven Kentucky State Police arrest warrants on thirty-three individuals.

This initiative started in Franklin County in August 2009 and ended in March 2010. Post 12 Frankfort undercover drug investigators spent $15,000.00 in forty-seven undercover drug investigations. Kentucky State Police drug investigator purchased cocaine, crack cocaine, ecstasy pills, prescription medicine and marijuana with a street value of approximately $15,000.00.

Kentucky State Police Frankfort Post partnered with the Frankfort Police Department to execute theses warrants in today drug roundup. As of 4:40 PM today fifteen of the thirty-three individuals wanted in the drug roundup have been located and charged. Kentucky State Police will continue looking for the other wanted individuals in today Franklin County drug roundup. Everyone arrested was transported by the Franklin County Regional Jail Deputies and taken to the Franklin County Regional Jail.

The Kentucky State Police encourages the public to report any suspected drug activity to our anonymous drug tip-line at 1-800-DOPETIP

Names of the arrested and their charges:

Raymond Bowen, age 42 (TICS 1st Cocaine x2)
Jeffery Hendren, age 34 (TICS 1st Percocet x2)
Michael Gardner, age 25 (TICS 1st Cocaine, Trafficking in a simulated substance)
Sarah Shelton, age 23 (TICS 1st Cocaine, Trafficking in a simulated substance)
Michael Cleveland, age 39 (TICS 1st Ecstasy x 2)
Dont'a Clay, age 21 (TICS 2nd Lortab, TICS 1st Cocaine)
Nora Beth Thurman, age 23 (TICS 1st Cocaine)
Joshua Sams, age 27 (TICS 1st Cocaine x2)
Jorian Jones, age 35 (TICS 1st Ecstasy, TICS 1st Morphine)
Eric Carter, age 24 (TICS 1st Cocaine x 2)
Laura Jeffries, age 46 (TICS 1st Methadone x2)
Richard Wethington Jr., age 24 (TICS 1st Cocaine x3)
James Spence, age 51 (TICS 1st Cocaine)
Terry Frymire Jr., age 32 (Trafficking in a simulated substance)
Jesse Traylor, age 20 (Trafficking in a simulated substance)