Several arrested in drug round-up

A morning drug roundup leads to several arrests in Letcher County.

The Letcher County Sheriff's Department teamed up with The High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area Task Force, Drug Enforcement Special Investigations and Kentucky State Police to arrest several alleged drug dealers.

“They've been working really hard to identify and buy the drugs from drug dealers,” Letcher County Sheriff Danny Webb said.

State police say lots of hard work goes into drug busts like this one.

Sheriff Danny Webb says his department cannot fight the war on drugs alone.

The six month investigation led to approximately 50 indictment warrants.

Of those around 50 arrest warrants, at least 20 were taken into custody.

Here is the list of those already arrested:
Brittany Golda Collins
Terry Chris Cantrell Jr.
John Russell Simmons
Jerry Alden Hall
Patricia M. Slone
Mitchell Alan Sanders
Jeffrey Lynn Sexton
Jatanna Griffie
Stephen Buddy Hall
Peggy Collins Jones
Michael Wayne Sexton
Randall Holbrook
Edgar Lucas
Roy Eldridge
James Fox
Claude Eldridge Jr.
Bert Dale Holbrook
Claude V. Meade
Harold D. Meade
Patricia Amburgey Bowling

Police tell us a criminal summons was also served on Deavin Nicole Bentley.

Here is a list of people that were not arrested, but have outstanding warrants:

Stevie Allen Taylor
Charlotte Kay Bates
Tammy Ann Fuller
Richard Dewayne Hall
Ralph Collins Jr.
David Collins
James Gurnis Stamper
Ricky Allen Gibson
Gary Don Rose
Mary Ruth Morris
John Mark Ballou
Christopher Ivan Whitaker
Shylla M. Douglas


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