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On Monday, September 24, 2018, at 8:00amCT, members of the Russell County Sheriff’s Department, Russell Springs Police Department, Jamestown Police Department, Kentucky State Police and KY Dept. of Fish & Wildlife began locating and apprehending individuals on Russell District Court arrest warrants for illegal drug trafficking. This comes after a 3-month investigation conducted by members of the Russell County Sheriff’s Department. In all, 31 persons are being charged with more than 50 felony offenses as a result of this investigation. Of that number, 14 have been taken into custody as of 2:00 p.m. today (Monday) with efforts continuing to locate the remainder of the accused. 
 
Those arrested on Monday, Sept. 24, 2018 and the charges they now face include:
 
** T/C/S = Trafficking in Controlled Substance **
 
  • Shelby Hunt, 26, of Russell Springs – T/C/S 1st Degree (suboxone)
  • Steven Yager, 40, of Russell Springs – T/C/S 1st Degree (meth) & Complicity to T/C/S 1st Degree (meth)
  • Angela Passmore, 36, of Russell Springs – T/C/S 1st Degree (meth) (over 2 grams) (5 counts)
  • Kenneth Justin Dyer, 33, of Russell Springs – T/C/S 1st Degree (meth) (over 2 grams)
  • Walter “Buddy” Russell, 37, of Russell Springs – T/C/S 1st Degree (meth)
  • Jerome Summitt, 44, of Jamestown – T/C/S 1st Degree 1st Degree (meth) & T/C/S 1st Degree (suboxone)
  • Kevin Dick, 44, of Dunnville – T/C/S 1st Degree (meth) (two counts)
  • Cayce Fowler, 21, of Russell Springs – T/C/S 1st Degree (meth) (two counts)
  • Justin Gregory, 39, of Science Hill – Complicity to T/C/S 1st Degree (meth) (two counts)
  • Latisha Goff AKA Latisha Summitt, 31, of Jamestown – T/C/S 1st Degree (suboxone)
  • Aldon McQueary, Jr, 48, of Russell Springs – T/C/S 1st Degree (meth) (over 2 grams) (two counts)
  • Leeanna Camfield Willis, 43, of Russell Springs – Complicity to T/C/S 1st Degree (meth) (over 2 grams)
  • Sandy Mann, 46, of Jamestown – T/C/S 1st Degree (meth)
  • Justin Turner, 23, of Jamestown – T/C/S 1st Degree (meth)
 
Drug trafficking warrants will also be served on 4 individuals that have been incarcerated in recent weeks on other charges.
 
All cases will be presented to the Russell County Grand Jury during their October and November sessions.
 
You can report suspected drug activity or other criminal offenses, anonymously, by calling or texting the Russell County Sheriff’s Crime Tip-Line at 270-566-9111.