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A Lexington man was sentenced to 80-months in federal prison for dealing drugs, according to prosecutors.
A crime crackdown in July called 'Operation Ice Storm' resulted in 43 warrants and 34 arrests by the Mercer County Sheriff's Office.
The decline follows years of steady increases in the death toll, driven mostly by surges in opioid abuse, heroin and fentanyl.
Lexington Mayor Linda Gorton was called out Tuesday night during B.U.I.L.D.'s annual Nehemiah Action Assembly, a gathering of about 2,000 people from 26 congregations, working toward making Lexington safer and healthier.
Harrodsburg Police say they found a lot of drugs and money after pulling over a car driving 20 mph over the speed limit.
Federal officials say a Huntington, West Virginia man has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison for conspiracy to distribute heroin.
Test strips to detect fentanyl in drugs such as cocaine and heroin to be used
Federal prosecutors say Carl Bartleson, Jr., dealt heroin, fentanyl and acrylfentanyl linked to overdose deaths in Boyle County.
The Department of Justice has sentenced a man to 13 years in prison for conspiracy to distribute 40 grams or more of Fetanyl and conspiracy to distribute 100 grams or more of Heroin.
An unusual find on the side of a road in Bath County, a safe filled with illegal drugs, syringes and helpful evidence for police.
Lexington police say 34-year-old Stephanie Little hit a curb, narrowly missing a light pole and an apartment complex last week.
A Lexington man was sentenced to seven-years in federal prison for dealing heroin and fentanyl, according to prosecutors.
Police have arrested a man they say shot another man outside his apartment back in September and was found in possession of several types of drugs.
The Boyle County Sheriff's Office says 36-year-old Tanish Berry was trafficking drugs with a child in the home.
Ansar I. McIver, of Lexington, was sentenced last week for conspiracy to distribute fentanyl, cocaine, and heroin, and money laundering.
Officers with the Lawrenceburg Police Department say a man was arrested after heroin and meth were found during a traffic stop Thursday, November 8.
Court officials say a Danville man has been convicted following a three-day trial.
In Lincoln County, sheriff's deputies have arrested two people for drug trafficking and endangering the welfare of a minor.
Detectives with the Olive Hill Police Department have arrested a man after a search warrant was executed and an ongoing investigation of two years.
A Whitley County Sheriff's deputy was injured while making a drug arrest.