Five Lawrence County residents face organized crime charges

Jeffery Harper, April Ann Harper, Timothy Harper, James Kise and Heather Savage
Jeffery Harper, April Ann Harper, Timothy Harper, James Kise and Heather Savage

LOUISA, Ky. — Five Louisa residents are in jail on organized crime charges, following a drug investigation by the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies had a home under surveillance on Thursday as part of a drug investigation, when they pulled over a car in the area and found narcotics. They then obtained a search warrant for the home, where they reportedly discovered meth, pills, scales, guns, money and drug ledgers.

Jeffery Harper, 50; April Ann Harper, 37; Timothy Harper, 20; James Kise, 53; and Heather Savage, 44, all of Louisa were all arrested and charged with engaging in organized crime.

All are being held in the Big Sandy Regional Detention Center, in Paintsville.