Thirteen men and women were picked up in Harrison County last Friday morning as part of the statewide Operation Black Friday drug sweep.
Kentucky State Police, Harrison County Sheriff’s Department and Drug Enforcement Special Investigations (DESI) East began knocking on doors at 9 a.m. Friday and lodged 34 charges against the 13 individuals.
Out of concern for the epidemic levels of teen suicide in the past year, Harrison County Schools have reached out to experts in adolescent behavior from the University of Kentucky to host a community forum for parents, leaders and other concerned citizens on Monday night, Nov. 18, at 6 p.m. in the Harrison County High School Auditorium.
Within the first four days of the Cynthiana Bypass opening, Harrison County Sheriff’s deputies responded to three car wrecks on the roadway. Two, including one injury accident, occurred at the intersection of Bypass Road and White Oak Pike near Westside Elementary school.
The Harrison County man who was arrested last spring from a Harrison County nursing facility on sex-related charges has entered guilty pleas to five counts of possession of matter portraying sexual performance by a minor.
Thomas A. Donlon, 70, was arrested May 2 following an investigation by the Kentucky State Police and Lexington Metro Police Department.
A group of drug suspects were hauled into the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office Friday morning as part of Operation Black Friday.
The Kentucky State Police, Harrison County Sheriff’s Department and Drug Enforcement Special Investigations (DESI) joined forces as part of a statewide sweep, according to Tpr. David Jones, KSP public information officer.
The number of Harrison County’s arrests is still climbing.
Charges were primarily for heroin trafficking. Those arrested have been sent on to the Bourbon County Detention Center.