An eleven-month long drug investigation resulted in 18 people from Laurel County being arrested Tuesday  morning.

Kentucky State Police at Post 11 have been working hand in hand with members of the Laurel County Sheriff’s Office and the Laurel County Detention Center to round up the individuals for questioning.

The majority of the arrests came from the Corbin Manor Apartment complex located on American Greeting Card Road in Corbin, approximately 12 miles from downtown London. 

KSP Post 11 Detective Chris Roberts is the lead investigator in the arrests. A recent press release issued from Tpr. Lloyd Cochran, public affairs officer at Post 11, states that additional arrests are expected. 

“We’ve been receiving a lot of complaints from the citizens down there,” Cochran said on Wednesday. “We began an investigation, one thing led to another, and resulted in these arrests. We started at about 9 a.m. and finished them up at about 11 a.m. Everyone was arrested without incident.” 

According to the release, those arrested included:

• Corene E. Edwards, 44, Corbin Manor Apartments, charged with four counts of second-degree trafficking in a controlled substance. 

 • Karen S. Hollin, 47, Corbin Manor Apartments, charged with three counts of second-degree trafficking in a controlled substance.

 • Amber L. Fuston, 21, Corbin Manor Apartments, charged with three counts of second-degree trafficking in a controlled substance.

 • Rhonda L. Fuston, 52, Corbin Manor Apartments, charged with three counts of second-degree trafficking in a controlled substance.

 • Amanda J. Fuston, 25, Corbin Manor Apartments, charged with three counts of second-degree trafficking in a controlled substance.

 • Melissa C. Bennett, 45, Corbin Building 800, charged with second-degree trafficking in a controlled substance.

• Jennifer R. Kysar, 31, Corbin Manor Apartments, charged with four counts of second-degree trafficking in a controlled substance.

 • Tiffany N. Banning, 26, Corbin Manor Apartments, charged with three counts of second-degree trafficking in a controlled substance.

 • Patricia A. Young, 45, Corbin Manor Apartments, charged with three counts of second-degree trafficking in a controlled substance. 

 • Bridgette M. Smith, 50, Corbin Manor Apartments, charged with three counts of second-degree trafficking in a controlled substance. 

• Kimberly M. Johnson, 23, Corbin Manor Apartments, charged with two counts of second-degree trafficking in a controlled substance and one count of first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance.  

 • William L. Edwards, 317 Old Whitley Road, Lily, charged with three counts of second-degree trafficking in a controlled substance.

 • Melissa L. Banning, 20, Corbin Manor Apartments, charged with six counts of second-degree trafficking in a controlled substance. 

 • Latoy E. Kiser, 28, Corbin Manor Apartments, charged with four counts of second-degree trafficking in a controlled substance.

 • Joanna L. Denham, 39, Corbin Manor Apartments, charged with four counts of second-degree trafficking in a controlled substance.

 • Cody Smith, 22, of Corbin, charged with three counts of second-degree trafficking in a controlled substance.

 • Michael G. Chambers, 53, Corbin Manor Apartments, charged with four counts of second-degree trafficking in a controlled substance.

 • Tonjy L. Young, 48, Corbin Manor Apartments, charged with three counts of second-degree trafficking in a controlled substance.

 

sbelzer@sentinel-echo.com

 

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