KBI Drug Roundup Nets 11

By: Angela Sparkman Email
By: Angela Sparkman Email

A year long KBI undercover operation ends today in Pike County with at least 11 arrests.
One of those is 43 Year old Tammy Hall... her day started with a surprise.

"Got a wake up call, there were two officers at the door." says Hall.

They arrested both her and her husband.

"They've been identified as individuals selling narcotics in the community and we wanted to get them off the street." says KBI Commissioner David James.

The Halls are just two of the people arrested Thursday after a year long undercover operation by the Kentucky Bureau of Investigation. All of the suspects are accused of selling either pain pills or cocaine.

"If we can cut off the source," said Attorney General Greg Stumbo. "We think we can cut down on the problem."

Hall admits she gave away her prescribed pain medication but says the wake up call was more than just officers at her door, it was a call to change her life.

"It's very embarrassing." says Hall. "It's humiliating, and now my children, I have two children at home and mommy's gonna be in jail."

Attorney General Greg Stumbo says their family isn't alone. He says drugs are hurting many Kentucky families.

"If you're family's been affected, and my family's been affected, then you have nothing to be ashamed of and it's very widespread." He says.

Now this mother, must figure out how to see her children from jail.

"If you haven't done it, don't do it, don't even give them one, because if you do, this is what happens."

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