Local News

 

On Monday, September 24, 2018 at 8:00amCT, members of the Russell County Sheriffs 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 Sheriffs Department. In all, 31 persons are being charged with more than 50 felony offenses as a result of this investigation.
 
The most recent arrests include:
 
  1. Mark A. Williams, 25, of Russell Springs - Trafficking in Controlled Substance 1st Degree (Hydrocodone)
  2. Cody Morrison, 22, of Columbia - Trafficking in Controlled Substance 1st Degree (over 2 grams of Meth); Trafficking in Controlled Substance within 1,000 feet of a School
  3. Emily Popplewell, 20, of Russell Springs - Trafficking in Controlled Substance 1st Degree (over 2 grams-meth);  Trafficking in Controlled Substance within 1,000 feet of a School
  4. Bryson R. McFall, 26, of Jamestown - Trafficking in Controlled Substance 1st Degree (over 2 grams meth)

The names of those previously arrested & charged appear on two previous posts on this page.
 
All cases will be presented to the Russell County Grand Jury during their October and November sessions.