Sheriff's Son Faces Drug Related Charges

An eastern Kentucky man is facing drug trafficking charges.

Paul "Roger" Howard Junior was indicted in Leslie County.

He's the son of the Leslie County Sheriff, who tells Mountain News he's cooperating with the investigation.

Howard posted a $25,000 surety bond.


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  • by hazard Location: hazard on Jan 18, 2009 at 07:03 PM
    there are alot of kids who do wrong, and their parents are law officials, and they turn the other way for them!!!!!
  • by Law abiding citizen (except speeding) Location: Leslie County on Jan 16, 2009 at 02:32 PM
    Did the apple fall far from the tree or not? Makes one wonder. How old is his son? Hopeully justice will prevail.
  • by JUANITA Location: MANCHESTER on Jan 16, 2009 at 09:21 AM
    THE SHERIFF ARESED MY SON FOR HAVING DRUGS, THERE WAS A FRONT PAGE STROY ON HIM AND HEGOT FIVE YEARS PROBATION DOWN HERE HIS WIFE AND SON IS IN OHIO AND CAN;T MOVE DOWN HERE. WAS THE SHERIFF LOOKING OUT OF A GLASS HOUSE
  • by Kacie Location: Hyden on Jan 16, 2009 at 04:47 AM
    heard this was coming for years.

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