BEREA, Ky. (WTVQ) A search sparked by the police department’s street
crimes unit resulted in the seizure of more than $20,000 worth of drugs and $22,000 in cash and the arrest of three people.
According to Berea Police, 42-year-old Jacquelyn Renee Tillery, of Berea, was charged with trafficking in heroin and meth and 33-year-old Brandy Azbill, of Mt. Vernon, was charged with trafficking in meth following a search of Tillery’s home.
Tillery also was charged with possession of a weapon by a convicted felon and wanton endangerment because a small child was in the home with access to the drugs, according to a police statement.
A third person, 31-year-old Steven Frederick, of Mt. Vernon, was charged with possession of meth.
During the search, officers confiscated 187 grams of suspected methamphetamine, four grams of suspected heroin, 54 suboxone tablets and strips, 16 Xanax tablets, two handguns and just over $22,000.00 in cash, according to the police department.
The street value of the drugs is approximately $20,500, the department said.
In an unrelated case in Boyle County, Joshua Denny, of Science Hill, was
charged with meth trafficking, possession of meth, parole violation and other offenses following a traffic stop by Boyle County Sheriff’s K9 Deputy Tanner Abbott on the Bypass in Danville.
According to the department, Abbott confiscated about eight grams of meth.