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Post 16: Operation 'Black Friday'

Date of News Release: 11/01/2013

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(Henderson, KY) - The following are those arrested during Operation 'Black Friday'. These arrests were made in Union County.

  1. Black, Demarcus, (21), Morganfield.
    • Charges: Trafficking in Marijuana (less than 8 oz-1st Offense)
    • Lodged: Union County Detention Center.
  2. Witherspoon, Hardin Edward, (56 ), Morganfield.
    • Charges: Trafficking in Controlled Substances, 1st degree, 1st Offense (Opiates);
    • Trafficking in Controlled Substance 1st Degree (Methamphetamine)
    • Drug Possession-Buy/Possess and Prescription Not in Proper Container.
    • Lodged: Union County Detention Center.
  3. Powell, Jeremy Dale, (42), Sturgis.
    • Charges: Trafficking in Controlled Substance, 1st degree, 1st Offense.
    • Lodged: Union County Detention Center.
  4. Freeman, Bill Wayne, (60), Sturgis.
    • Charges: Trafficking in Controlled Substance, 2nd or Greater Offense (2 Counts).
    • Lodged: Union County Detention Center.
  5. King, Shawn Lamond, (42), Sturgis.
    • Charges: Trafficking in Controlled Substance, 1st degree, 1st Offense (2 Counts)
    • Trafficking in Controlled Substance 1st Offense (Methamphetamine)
    • Trafficking in Controlled Substance 1st Offense (Opiates) and Drug Paraphernalia-Buy/Posses.
    • Lodged: Union County Detention Center.

In addition to the above arrests, KSP arrest teams conducted two search warrants resulting cash seizure (approximately $1500) and the seizure of illegal drugs and drug paraphernalia.

The following subject was located and arrested in McCracken County (Paducah).

  1. Caldwell, Gary A., (49), Uniontown
    • Charges: Manufacturing Methamphetamine, 2nd or > Offense
    • Possession of Controlled Substance 1st Degree, 2nd Offense (Meth) and Drug Paraphernalia Buy/Possess
    • Lodged: McCracken County Detention Center (Paducah).

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