One kilogram of meth seized from southern Laurel County motel

Local, state and federal law enforcement authorities seized one kilogram of methamphetamine from a southern Laurel County motel early Friday morning, and have charged a Nicholasville man and a Corbin woman in connection with the case, according to a Laurel County Sheriff’s Department release.

The joint drug investigation was conducted between the 75/80 Drug Interdiction Team, ATF and Kentucky State Police at 3:13 a.m. that resulted in a search warrant being sought and executed on the motel room, the release stated.


Agents Seize Over $2 Million in U.S. Currency and More Than 10,000 Diverted Oxycodone Pills

LONDON, Ky. – Investigators from the DEA Criminal Diversion Group, the Kentucky Attorney General’s Office, the Barbourville Police Department, the Clay County Sheriff’s Office, and the Manchester Police Department arrested twelve people, and seized approximately 10,000 diverted oxycodone pills and over $2,000,000 in U.S. Currency, as the result of an investigation into a Louisville-based drug trafficking operation.


$120,000, guns, drugs seized, nine indicted on federal charges

MT. STERLING, Ky. (WTVQ) – A multi-agency investigation over 10 months resulted in the indictment recently of nine people in a 27-count federal drug trafficking indictment.

The work was done by the Gateway Area Drug Task Force which said the indictments disrupted a “large-scale drug trafficking organization.”

The nine people indicted on federal drug charges included:


Officials: More than $190,000 of fentanyl seized


Search warrant in Bell County leads to large seizure of Crystal Meth and arrest of Pineville man

On Wednesday, April 14, 2021, members of the Appalachia Narcotics Investigations executed a search warrant on Kentucky Avenue in Pineville, Ky that yielded approximately one pound of crystal meth, a small amount of marijuana and over $1,000 in cash. The search warrant was a result of an ongoing investigation by ANI as well as information received by Officer Brandon Hollingsworth of the Pineville Police Department.


Seven charged in largest meth seizure in Warren County history


Pike County business owner indicted in Medicaid fraud scheme

PIKEVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) – A two-year investigation has led to the indictment of a man who owns several rehabilitation facilities in Pike, Floyd and Harlan counties on a health care fraud scheme, according to Kentucky State Police.

Investigators say Eugene Sisco III is accused of illegally charging patients cash for services that are covered by Medicaid and then fraudulently billing Medicaid, dating back to 2016.

KSP says Sisco received more than $3 million in cash paid to him by patients seeking treatment for addiction.


Greater Hardin County Narcotics Task Force Methamphetamine Bust


DRUG INVESTIGATION ENDS IN NINE ARRESTS

MT. STERLING, Ky. (WTVQ)- The Appalachia HIDTA Gateway Area Drug Task Force says nine people have been arrested after a three month investigation in multiple counties.

The task force says it arrested people from Montgomery, Fayette and Pike counties.

Officials with the task force say they took over 1/2 pound of crystal meth, suspected heroin, suspected fetanyl, suspected fetanyl pills, a pill press, cash and property.

Investigators say several of the suspects involved had been previously arrested for drug trafficking offenses. They say other arrests are expected.


Yearlong Investigation Results in 3 Arrests, Large Drug Seizure

The Greater Hardin County Narcotics Task Force concluded a year long investigation last week, executing multiple search warrants Jan. 15 in Louisville, Eliza­beth­town and Radcliff, which resulted in the arrest of three suspects.

According to a news release, a pound of methamphetamine, 6 ounces of cocaine, 10 grams of crack cocaine, 119 grams of marijuana, marijuana vapes and edibles were seized.