Drug Investigation Leads To Arrests

Pikeville, KY — Sealed Indictments have been handed down from a federal Grand Jury. Detectives with the Kentucky State Police Post 9 Pikeville and Task Force Officers with the Drug Enforcement Administration conducted a drug roundup in Pike and Jefferson Counties. Troopers and detectives served arrest warrants on several people who were all indicted for conspiracy to Traffic in Meth over 500 grams. The indictments came after a lengthy drug investigation conducted by Kentucky State Police Post 9 Detectives and the DEA. Six warrants have been served throughout Pike, Floyd and Jefferson Counties. Arrested were 33-year-old Ivory Dean of Louisville, 25-year-old Lois Spears of Pikeville, 32-year-old Emilee Yonts of Ashcamp, 39-year-old John Wesley Wright of Pikeville, 21-year-old Lauren Ashley Powell of Elkhorn City and 31-year-old Charles Doneghy of Louisville. All six were lodged in the Pike County Detention Center.