Drug Suspect Faces Additional Charges

PRESTONSBURG ­- A Floyd County resident wanted on drug trafficking charges faces additional charges after a sizeable quantity of drugs was found at his residence on Friday, May 2.

Jimmy Adams, age 56, of KY 680, McDowell, was arrested on a Floyd County indictment warrant by an Operation UNITE detective and two deputies with the Floyd County Sheriff¹s Office.

The warrant, issued after a six-month investigation, charges Adams with one count first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance and two counts second-degree trafficking in a controlled substance.

After Adams arrest, a search was conducted at the residence.

Police discovered approximately 777 pills ­ a variety including Xanax, Methadone, Oxycodone, Hydrocodone, Diazepam and Klonopin with a street value of $8,300. In addition, police recovered $3,200 in cash and a handgun.

Adams was lodged in the Floyd County Detention Center.

Additional charges resulting from the search will be presented to the Floyd County Grand Jury at a later date.

For more information about Operation UNITE visit their website at www.operationunite.org.


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  • by JIMMY'S DAUGHTER Location: WOLFE COUNTY on May 12, 2008 at 07:06 AM
    EVERYONE NEEDS TO KEEP THEIR COMMENTS TO YOURSELF, NO ONE REALLY KNOWS WHAT IS HAPPENING WITH MY FATHER AND WHAT THE TRUTH REALLY IS. THE STORY HAS CHANGED SO MANY TIMES , SO KEEP YOUR COMMENTS TO YOUR SELF UNTIL THE TRUTH COMES OUT.PEOPLE MAKES MISTAKES AND NO ONE IS PERFECT.BUT HOW WOULD YOU FEEL IF THIS HAPPEN TO ONE OF YOUR FAMILY MEMBERS AND EVERYONE WAS MAKING COMMENTS LIKE THESE ABOUT THEM?
  • by Me Location: Pike County on May 5, 2008 at 06:51 PM
    If hes got plenty of money and pull he will walk away free, that is what the drug dealers in Pike County says. If you got money, moneytalks and you walk.
  • by gwen Location: mcdowell on May 5, 2008 at 03:34 PM
    he was my neighbor and all i have to say is it was about time he got caught.
  • by Anonymous on May 5, 2008 at 12:29 PM
    I wonder was sgt. T. Chaffins there.
  • by Palmer on May 5, 2008 at 09:18 AM
    Years ago the Communist took care of the drug problem in China with on the spot public executions. Cheaper than jailing them.
  • by harold Location: prestonsburg on May 5, 2008 at 05:26 AM
    Bet his friends take over the business within 48 hours,same story different day different county. This system is NOT working we must educate and rehab these folks.

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