EYEWITNESS LOCAL NEWSPike County, Ky., Drug Roundup Nets 14 Arrests
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Reported by: Jeff Morris
Web Producer: Jeff Morris
Reported: Nov. 14, 2013 1:27 PM EST
Pikeville , Pike County , Kentucky
Kentucky law enforcement agencies conducted a federal drug roundup Wednesday in Pike County, arresting 14 people.
The roundup by Kentucky State Police, FBI and Pikeville Police Department was the result of a seven month joint investigation into the trafficking of heroin in and around Pikeville, Ky., according to a news release from State Police.
Investigators were able to identify local traffickers whom were conspiring with out-of-state sources to obtain heroin to be brought back to Pike County for distribution. Officers executed 14 of 15 federal indictment warrants without incident.
The suspects were charged with conspiracy to distribute heroin and other distribution charges. Investigators were assisted during the roundup by agents from the FBI, State Police Drug Enforcement/Special Investigation East, KSP Post 9, KSP K-9 East, and the Pikeville Police Department.
The following suspects were arrested and lodged in the Pike County Detention Center:
* Kristin Campbell, Pikeville, Ky
* Jessica Campbell, Pikeville, Ky
* Lindsey Pruitt, Pikeville, Ky
* Tonya Cox, Pikeville, Ky
* Amanda Hurley, Pikeville, Ky
* Angela Gumbert, Pikeville, Ky
* Tiffany Caudill, Pikeville, Ky
* Alorea Prater, Pikeville, Ky
* Jerry Beavers, Pikeville, Ky
* Richard Compton, Pikeville, Ky
* James Mullins, Pikeville, Ky
* William Blanton, Pikeville, Ky
* Richard Hodges, Cincinnati, Ohio
* James Brunty, Pikeville,Ky.
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