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Dozens arrested in morning drug roundup

Police were out early Tuesday morning in Whitley County, rounding up suspected drug dealers. The Williamsburg Police Department and Kentucky State Police started making arrests around 5:00am. It was a joint effort aimed at combating the drug problem in Whitley County with a major emphasis on the City limits of Wlliamsburg.

In all, police say a total 34 people were targeted in the roundup. Kentucky state police had 23 targets, and The Williamsburg Police Department had 11 targets. As of 9:00am Tuesday morning, 27 out of the 34 suspected dealers had been arrested and taken into custody.

The list targets that were taken into custody from the Williamsburg Police Target List are as follows:

1. Billy K. Jones
2. Harold Hill
3. Jamie Powers
4. Michelle D. Adkins
5. Ronnie E. Dees
6. Anna L. Johnson

Police say four other suspects have not been apprehended however one of the four has agreed to turn herself in later this evening. Police say this mornings arrests are the result of an ongoing investigation and other arrests are possible.

Kentucky State Police charged the following people as well:

Tonya Roark, 37, of Williamsburg, charged with one count Trafficking a Controlled Substance 1ST Degree, two counts of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 2ND Degree and with being a Persistent Felony Offender.

Ronnie Johnson, 46, of Williamsburg, charged with one count of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 1ST Degree, two counts of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 2ND Degree and with being a Persistent Felony Offender.

Dusten Powers, 26, of Williamsburg, charged with two counts of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 1ST Degree and one count of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 2ND Degree.

Kimberly Powers, 22, of Williamsburg, charged with one count of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 1ST Degree and one count of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 2ND Degree.

Donna Patrick, 44, of Williamsburg, charged with one count of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 1ST Degree.

Wayne King, 52, of Williamsburg, charged with one count of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 2ND Degree and Possession of a Control Substance 3RD.

Sandra King, 39, of Williamsburg, charged with three counts of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 2ND Degree.

Danelle Brittian, 30, of Williamsburg, charged with one count of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 1ST Degree.

Larry Sears, Jr., 26, of Williamsburg, charged with one count of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 1ST Degree.

Roy Lee Carr, 36, of Williamsburg, charged with two counts of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 1ST Degree and one count of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 2ND Degree.

Curtis Lawson, Jr., 47, of Williamsburg, charged with three counts of Trafficking a Controlled Substance with 1000 yards of a school.

Glenda Stephens, 65, of Williamsburg, charged with one count of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 2ND Degree.

Sena Marie Teska, 36, of Williamsburg, charged with one count of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 2ND Degree.

Michael Allen, 52, of Williamsburg, charged with three counts of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 1ST Degree.

Evelyn McKiddy, 35, of Williamsburg, charged with two counts of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 2ND Degree.

Chester Joe McKiddy, 33, of Williamsburg, charged with two counts of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 1ST Degree and one count of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 2ND Degree.

Daniel Melton, 19, of Williamsburg, charged with one count of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 1ST Degree.

Charles Austin, 40, of Williamsburg, charged with three counts of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 1ST Degree in Whitley County.


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