New Closer Law Enforcement Partnerships In Western Kentucky Result In Most Significant Drug Seizure In Owensboro History – Hundreds Of Pounds Of Meth
OWENSBORO, KY (STL.News) An Owensboro Drug Trafficking Organization is behind bars and charged with multiple felonies after being caught with 151 pounds of methamphetamine, 3.5 pounds of counterfeit pills with suspected deadly fentanyl, and other drugs, announced United States Attorney Russell Coleman.
“Traffickers should take heed to keep their poison out of Daviess County and the Western District of Kentucky,” said U.S. Attorney Russell Coleman “They disregard at their own peril as federal, state, and local law enforcement here stand united to take their dope and send them to federal prison. Stay tuned; more to come.”
DEA Assistant Special Agent in Charge, Michael Gannon said, “Today was a big win for the fine citizens of Owensboro. The individuals arrested during this investigation were responsible for peddling poison into Owensboro and our surrounding communities. Anytime we can take this much methamphetamine, fentanyl and firearms off the streets it is huge! The methamphetamine seized had a street value of almost 7 million dollars and could have provided enough dosage units to fill a capacity crowd at a professional football stadium four times over!