Content Tagged 'drugs'

US cracks down on Caribbean drug trafficking ring
Ten suspected members of a multimillion-dollar drug trafficking ring that distributed huge amounts of cocaine throughout Puerto Rico and on the U.S. mainland have been indicted, authorities said Tuesday.
9-Month Lexington Police Drug Investigation Nets 55 Arrests
Lexington police announce the end of "Operation Transformation." The investigation focused on drug sales in Lexington's east-end. Video Video
Study: Psych drug ER trips approach 90,000 a year
A new study says bad reactions to psychiatric drugs result in nearly 90,000 emergency room visits each year by U.S. adults.
Iran says nuclear sanctions slowing fight against drugs
Iran's interior minister said Thursday that international sanctions imposed over the country's controversial nuclear program have also slowed down its ability to fight drug smuggling.
Man accused of trying to smuggle meth in accordion
A Mexican man is in custody for allegedly trying to smuggle almost five pounds of methamphetamine into Arizona, in an accordion, authorities said Thursday.
West Virginia gov's brother sentenced for drug charges
The brother of West Virginia's governor was sentenced on Wednesday to serve eight months of home confinement and three years of probation, for pleading guilty on federal drug charges.
Former Pastor, 2 Others Plead Guilty in Pill Ring
A former church pastor and two other men have pleaded guilty in federal court to participating in a prescription pill trafficking ring that used a church as a stash house.
Woman Charged with Smuggling Drugs to Inmate
According to London police, an officer was listening in on a phone conversation between a woman and an inmate and discovered the woman had allegedly given the man drugs.
Reminder: Unneeded Prescriptions Can Be Dropped Off Sat.
In an effort to keep prescription drugs and needles out of the wrong hands, everyone is invited to take part in a "Take Back" program to return the items that are unused or expired.
Deputies: Drugs, Cash & Guns Found In Frankfort Home
A Frankfort man was arrested after deputies say he was caught with drugs, cash and several loaded guns.
Middle School Launches "Truth & Consequences" Program
A middle school in central Kentucky kick-started a program Wednesday designed to raise awareness about drugs and alcohol.
Police Arrest Man & the Woman He Allegedly Stabbed
Lexington police said they got a report early Wednesday morning about an incident taking place at 417 Hawkins Avenue.
Richmond PD: Tip Leads to Drug Trafficking Arrests
Richmond police said a report of possible drug use at in a motel room resulted in the arrest of two people allegedly involved in drug trafficking.
Drug Trafficking Arrest
The Laurel Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant on Bolton Ridge Road, Monday following an undercover investigation into drug trafficking.
Franklin Co. Deputies Say Drugs, Cash & Guns Found During Bust
The Franklin County Sheriff's Office said deputies found large amounts of prescription drugs, some cash and guns Thursday inside a house.
Deputies Say Tip Led To Franklin Co. Drug Bust
The Franklin County Sheriff's office said a tip helped deputies seize money, guns and drugs. Investigators said they made the bust after obtaining a search warrant for an apartment on East Main Street in Frankfort.
KSP: 1,200 Pounds of Prescription Drugs Collected During "Take Back" Day
State Police said they gathered around 1,200 pounds of prescription medicine during Saturday's Prescription Drug Take Back Day.
Laurel County Deputies Issue Over 30 Arrest Warrants in "Operation Spring Cleaning"
The Laurel County Sheriff's Office has 32 arrest warrants they are executing from undercover investigations involving drug possession and trafficking.
Man Who Had Weapons And Drugs At Kings Island Sentenced To Prison
A truck driver who brought weapons and drugs to Kings Island Amusement Park was sentenced Thursday to three years in prison.
Man Charged In Richmond Drug Investigation
Police have charged Harold W. Hoskins, 32, in a drug trafficking probe.
Mayor's Daughter Arrested On Drug Charges
The daughter of the Versailles mayor was arrested in Lexington on drug charges Wednesday. Video Video
Carlisle Police Conducting Massive Drug Roundup
Police in Carlisle, Kentucky say they are serving 48 warrants, and already have nearly a dozen people in custody.
Officer Accused Of Ignoring Crime For Sexual Favor
Court documents say a Lexington police officer had inappropriate contact with a woman in exchange for ignoring a crime. Video Video
Three Arrests In Powell County Drug Investigation
Police made the arrests during a traffic stop Thursday in Clay City.
Two Men Arrested, Charged with Kidnapping
Frankfort Police discovered a man who was bound and being threatened by two men demanding drugs from him inside his apartment after a concerned neighbor called police Tuesday night.
Former Monticello Paramedic Sentenced
A former paramedic in Monticello will spend two years in prison. Video Video
Two Arrested on Drug Charges in Laurel County
Sheriff looking for third person possibly involved in meth production Video Video
Two Women Arrested After Allegedly Posing Children With Pot
Leslie County Deputy Sheriff says mother, Tracy Hensley and grandmother, Beth Hensley were arrested for posing 2 of Tracy's children with illegal drugs. Video Video
Drug Sweep Underway In Scott County
The sheriff's office and Georgetown police are targeting 17 people.
Lasix Use Being Debated Again
The Horse Racing Commission will hear a proposal to ban the race-day use of anti-bleeding drugs today. Video Video
Laurel Sheriff: Illegal Gambling Operation Uncovered Outside London
Four people were arrested, illegal gambling machines confiscated and nearly $10,000 seized during an investigation at a building just outside of London Tuesday afternoon, according to the Laurel County Sheriff's Office. Video Video
Ex-Sheriff Sentenced...Again
A former Whitley County sheriff faces 17 years on state charges related to drugs.
Hope Center Seeing Higher Demand
The Hope Center is seeing a higher demand for its services. We talked with one of the many people the center has helped. Video Video
Daughter Of Versailles' Mayor Pleads Not Guilty To Drug Charges
Rachel Siegelman, 19, pleaded not guilty to drug charges Friday in Fayette Circuit Court, according to court documents.
Pair Arrested After Appearance On Reality Show
Two people from northeastern Kentucky have been arrested after they appeared on a reality television show that focuses on people addicted to drugs.
New Survey Shows Increase In Teens Smoking Dope
The survey is from The Partnership at Drugfree.org. Video Video
Routine Traffic Stop Reveals Drugs, Weapon
The Laurel County Sheriff's Department says a man was arrested Saturday for drug trafficking after a routine stop. Video Video
Richmond Police: Two Children Found in Room With Man Who Overdosed
Richmond Police say two children and their mother were found in a room with a man who died of a drug overdose. The mother has been arrested on drug related charges. Video Video
Former Kentucky State Trooper Sentenced To Prison
Former State Trooper Michael Pennington was sentenced to 74 months in prison for trading a woman drugs in exchange for sex along with drug trafficking and carrying a firearm while trafficking prescription narcotics, according to prosecutors.
Clay County Man Killed In Lawn Mower Accident
State Police said drugs and alcohol are suspected as factors in the death of a Manchester man who was killed in a lawn mower accident.
Prosecutor: Former State Trooper Tried To Trade Drugs For Sex In Uniform
Former Kentucky State Trooper Michael Fred Pennington, who had already pleaded guilty to federal drug charges, has now been convicted of carrying a firearm while trafficking prescription narcotics.
Drug Sweep Targets 19 in Breathitt County
It was a long day for Jackson Police and Operation UNITE.
Agreement To Help Monitor Kentucky Prescriptions
The Commonwealth of Kentucky is about to have an agreement to share and receive prescription drug dispensing data with at least 20 other states.
Louisville Dad Arrested After Children Bring Drugs to School
A Louisville father is in jail after cops say his three young daughters brought drugs to school. Video Video
Meth Investigation Leads To Arrests
Kentucky State Police received a complaint of possible drug activity at a residence on Ward Cemetery Road in southern Laurel County.
Several Arrests, Children Found At Meth Labs
Kentucky State Police say the children were found at a residence on Rough Creek Road in southern Laurel County. Video Video
Anti-Pill Bill Passes House
The Kentucky House has passed a bill that would regulate pain management facilities and require doctors, prescribing certain drugs, to check the drug monitoring system first.
Child Poisoning Dangers
The number of children dying from accidental poisonings has been cut in half since the late 1970's, but a new report finds the percentage of child poisoning deaths due to medications has nearly doubled. Video Video
Anti-Pill Bill Passes House
A bill, designed to fight Kentucky's pill abuse problem, has passed the Kentucky House.
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