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MPD: 4-month investigation leads to drug roundup of 14 individuals

MPD: 4-month investigation leads to drug roundup of 14 individuals

Bill Stephens

July 1st, 2016

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After a four month investigation, Madisonville Police and the Hopkins County Vice Narcotics Unit conducted a drug roundup Thursday that netted the arrest of fourteen (14) people.

Madisonville Police tells WMSK News a warrant service team assembled around 8:30 a.m. Thursday for the purpose of serving multiple warrants. As a result of the four month long investigation, police say 27 drug/weapon related arrest warrants were issued. They say the drug roundup concluded around 1:00 p.m. Thursday and resulted in the arrest of following  fourteen (14) individuals:

32 year old Michael Cartwright for two counts of first degree trafficking in a controlled substance (methamphetamine) and fraudulent firearm transaction;

40 year old William Jackson for fraudulent firearm transaction;

39 year old Charles Hatcher for first degree trafficking in a controlled substance (meth);

23 year old Jordan Kirkwood for first degree trafficking in a controlled substance (meth);

24 year old Richard Hicks for two counts of first degree trafficking in a controlled substance (meth);

38 year old Jarrod Young for first degree possession of a controlled substance (meth) and possession of drug paraphernalia;

41 year old Steven Gray for first degree trafficking in a controlled substance greater than two (2) grams of meth and first degree trafficking in a controlled substance less than two (2) grams of meth;

32 year old David Ezell for first degree trafficking in a controlled substance (meth);

28 year old Jeffery Belt for first degree trafficking in a controlled substance greater than two (2) grams of meth and second degree trafficking in a controlled substance – drug unspecified;

52 year old Phillip Phelps for first degree trafficking in a controlled substance (meth) second offense;

30 year old Harold Daugherty for first degree fleeing or evading police in a motor vehicle, operating on a suspended operator’s license and operating an ATV on the roadway;

44 year old Toni Hicks for an out of county Bench Warrant;

49 year old Timothy Tandy for first degree trafficking in a controlled substance 2nd or greater offense (drug unspecified) and first degree trafficking in a controlled substance (drug unspecified);

30 year old Jack Mullens for first degree trafficking in a controlled substance (meth).

The fourteen individuals were lodged in the Hopkins County Detention Center.

Meanwhile, Madisonville Police indicate the following individuals are still at large:

28 year old Erica Skaggs

41 year old Brandon Duke

35 year old Steven Jones

36 year old Candis Spinks

39 year old Reba Crunk

33 year old Heather Clark

If you have any information on the individuals still at large or any other criminal activity, please contact the Madisonville Police Department or Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office at (270) 821-1720. Authorities say anonymous information or leads can be left on the Hopkins County Crime Stoppers Tip Line at (270) 825-111 or at hopkinscrimestoppers.com

 

 

 

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