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8 Arrested in Laurel County in a KSP Drug Round-up

Date of News Release: 02/11/2015

(LONDON, KY.) - On Wednesday, February 11, 2015 Kentucky State Police Post 11, London served numerous arrest warrants on subjects in Laurel County.

The warrants were issued as a result of a five (5) month long investigation into illegal drug activity.

Arrested were:

  1. George Lewis, 47, of East Bernstadt, KY charged with three counts of Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 2nd Degree 1st offense.
  2. Ray Cornett, 65, of London, KY charged with two counts of Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st offense and Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 2nd Degree 1st offense.
  3. Jaren Cornett, 23, of London, KY charged with Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st Degree and two counts of Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 2nd Degree.
  4. Donald Bowling, 55, of East Bernstadt, KY charged with Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st Degree and Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 2nd Degree.
  5. Shirley Wilson, 34, of East Bernstadt, KY charged with Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 2nd Degree and two counts of Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st Degree.
  6. Edward Howard, 45, of East Bernstadt, KY charged with two counts of Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st Degree.
  7. Conley Gay, 63, of London, KY charged with two counts of Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st Degree.
  8. Lynn Francis, 58, of London, KY charged with Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st Degree.

All eight individuals were lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center. Additional arrests are expected.

KSP Post 11-London Detective Chris Roberts is the lead investigator and was assisted by officers from the Kentucky State Police Post 11, London Police Department and the Laurel County Detention Center.