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Columbia PD arrests 7 more in Round 2, drug trafficking sweep

Total in sweep now 18. Ages of those taken into custody, Round 2, range from 19 years old to 37. Investigation continues. More arrests are forthcoming. Next earlier article, this ongoing story: Columbia PD arrests, jails, 11 in drug trafficking crackdown
Note: An individual charged by police or in a warrant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty at some later criminal proceeding.

By Ofc. Josh Brockman, Public Information Officerbr>
Columbia Police Department, Chief Jason Cross

COLUMBIA, KY - (Fri 20 Jan 2017)Columbia Police Department continue arrest in latest round of sweep. CPD officers have arrested 7 more Adair County residents on drug trafficking charges bringing total number to 18 people charged.

The arrest as of this date include:

  • John Thompson, age 37 - Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st Degree 2nd offense. (Methamphetamine )

  • James Brandon Carey age 27 - 5 counts of Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st Degree. (Methamphetamine)

  • Larry Taylor, age 36 - 2 counts of Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st Degree. (Methamphetamine)

  • William David Brockman, age 36 - 2 counts of Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 2nd Degree.

  • Sandy Jody Curry, age 31 - Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 2nd Degree. 2 counts of Trafficking in Marijuana (Firearm Enhanced)

  • Julie Franklin, age 19 - Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st Degree (Methamphetamine)

  • Candice Thomas, age 35 - Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 2nd Degree
The cases remain under investigation by CPD Detective Brad Scholl with more arrests forthcoming.

This story was posted on 2017-01-20 03:59:29
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