Four Arrested On Drug Related Charges

Police say they found prescription pills, guns and cash during a raid at two Bell County homes.

It happened on Gasoline Alley, near highway 119 in the Hulen community.

Four people were arrested and all face at least one first degree trafficking charge.

Joe Asher, 60 - 4 counts trafficking in a controlled substance in the first degree (OxyContin).

Joyce Asher, 59 - 1 count of trafficking in a controlled substance in the first degree(OxyContin).

Dennis Honeycutt, 48 - 1 count of trafficking in a controlled substance in the first degree(OxyContin).

Joyce Lynn Honeycutt, 39 - 1 count of trafficking in a controlled substance in the first degree(OxyContin).


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  • by John Doe Location: Close Resident on Dec 3, 2008 at 05:08 PM
    I am a close resident. All I have ever seen them do for people is sell them prescription drugs that is for cancer patients and people who really need it. As far as helping the community and the people in it, if taking the food out of the actual poor peoples children's mouths is helping, by buying their food stamps or trading for them with a pill,then by all means let's keep supporting the Ashers and Honeycutts and let the children starve. As long as their pockets and bellies are full, lets forget about the children that are starving. No one in either family is skinny by any means. These drug dealers that are getting fat from other peoples misfortune makes me ill. Lock them up and throw away the key.
  • by Jennifer Location: Pineville on Dec 3, 2008 at 04:29 PM
    Chris, first of allthe article and newstory says OxyContin. This is a high power pain killer for Cancer patients. It is destroying peoples families. I know they were selling it cause they sod it to my nephew countless times! He also sold them his girlfriends foodstamp card. These folk are crooks. They buy from the people on these pills that are sick and pay them almost nothing. The old woman that lives next to them sells her card for 25cents on the dollar to get pills from them. Those are the people that need to be locked up for a long time. Glad to see that the police are starting to take a stand in this drug war!
  • by bell county Location: pineville on Nov 10, 2008 at 04:32 PM
    as much as joe asher has given for this county and the need of the people he has help people in need homeless and hungery if you could see this mans hart you would not be so harsh to judge him but we nolonger see the good things people do just the bad think you joe for helping me when i was down and may god see you throug this witch i know he will.think you for coming to us in our time of need
  • by judge ment Location: bell on Nov 10, 2008 at 04:18 PM
    how hartless are we to cast judgemnt?joe joyce asher and lynn and dennis honeycutt do not get welfair or food stamps they have work all their lifes joe owns his own small store that his son now owns thay each have there own business and have had for over 26 years so how did welfair get started once agin we have jumped to judge I thought we were innocent till proven guilty .
  • by Andy on Nov 10, 2008 at 04:41 AM
    Well there goes Grand Pa's old shot gun agian. Now I will have to bribe every low life democrat in town to get it back.Our police and this UNITE out fit have become terrorist Org.Beating in folks doors carrying machine guns,and clubs,stealing our childern,taking our properity,jailing our people.This Drug war, has become a war on poor people, and nothing else.free our political prisoners.
  • by chris Location: bell co on Nov 9, 2008 at 09:19 PM
    the paper is full of it they only found diabetic meds lets check the facts before we judge these people they have fed many people in need incloding my family
  • by Sharon Location: Corbin on Nov 9, 2008 at 08:41 PM
    Cindy Ann.....I guess you are one of the sorry, low down people that my taxes support all the time. I work 40 hours a week, pay 200.00 for insurance a month and still have to pay a lot for my medicine. If I was a sorry low life like some of you all, maybe I could get my medicine free too. Oh well, I have too much pride and someone has to work to take care of you guys...
  • by ro Location: ky on Nov 9, 2008 at 05:15 PM
    i agree with ed they need to throw the book to those lazy bums and take their ssi and whatever else they are getting and give it to some old poor person that really needs it and they also need to throw the book at the dr's that are handing this dope out so easily
  • by len Location: hazard on Nov 9, 2008 at 01:27 PM
    it's people like these that give ssi and foodstamps a bad name. i hope these people are dealt with..
  • by roy Location: whitesburg on Nov 9, 2008 at 10:51 AM
    How exactly are these people destroying lives? Did they force these people to buy drugs from them and then ram them down their throat? The addicts will just go somewhere else and another dealer has already taken these people's place. Supply and demand. Gotta love America.
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