Laurel County Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Laurel Sheriff's Detective Bryon Lawson along with Detective Kyle Gray, Detective Sgt. Chris Edwards, Maj. Chuck Johnson, Capt. Kevin Berry, Sgt. Greg Poynter, K-9 Deputy Jake Miller, and Deputy Taylor McDaniel arrested seven individuals on Tuesday afternoon October 10, 2019 at approximately 12:44 PM. The arrests occurred off Bridgestone Road near East Bernstadt and off Irvine Lane north of East Bernstadt while the Sheriff's office was investigating drug complaints in that area and located individuals in possession of pills, and individuals wanted on outstanding warrants and an indictment warrant.

Those arrested were identified as:

Arrested off Irvine Lane north of East Bernstadt was:

-Gary Shell age 38 of Highway 1376, East Bernstadt charged with possession of a

controlled substance – first-degree – first offense.

-Clema Burton age 64 of Irvine Ln., East Bernstadt charged with trafficking in a

controlled substance – first-degree – first offense.

-Timothy Chamberlain age 27 of McClure Bridge Rd., Lily charged with possession of a

controlled substance – first-degree – first offense.

-José Miller age 30 of 18th St., Corbin charged on a Laurel Circuit Court indictment

warrant of arrest charging flagrant nonsupport. In addition, this subject was charged on a

Laurel District Court bench warrant of arrest charging failure to appear in court.

-Darrell Anger age 27 of Irvine Ln., East Bernstadt charged with failure to appear in court

on a Laurel District Court bench warrant of arrest.

- Ricky Johnson age 23 of Rut Hill, McKee, KY charged on a Laurel District Court bench

warrant of arrest charging failure to appear in court.

Arrested off Bridgestone Lane near East Bernstadt:

-Jackie L. Wagers age 44 of Bridgestone Ln., East Bernstadt charged on a Laurel District

Court bench warrant of arrest charging failure to appear in court on charges of operating

a motor vehicle under the influence; possession of drug paraphernalia; operating on

suspended or revoked operator's license; and other violations.

All seven individuals were lodged in the Laurel County correctional center. 

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