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Four Suspects Have Been Arrested On Drug Charges

WHITLEY CITY – Four additional suspects wanted in a pre-Thanksgiving drug round-up have been arrested.

Detectives from Operation UNITE, along with local and state law enforcement officials, arrested 13 people on drug charges during the initial round-up effort on Wednesday, November 22.

Those charged over the weekend were:

• Joe Cooper, age 29, of Harper Road, Revelo, first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance.

• Daphne Corder, age 27, of Parkers Lake, trafficking in a controlled substance within 1,000 yards of a school and trafficking in marijuana between 8 ounces and 5 pounds.

• Dwayne Cross, age 35, of Pigskin Road, Pine Knot, two counts first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance and one count second-degree trafficking in a controlled substance.

• Melissa Gregory, age 23, of Poplar Street, Whitley City, two counts first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance.

The round-up was the result of a six-month undercover investigation. More suspects are expected to be indicted within the next month.

Drug Tip Hotline – 1-866-424-4382 / Treatment Referral Hotline – 1-866-90-UNITE (1-866-908-6483)


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