SOMERSET, KY - Pulaski County Sheriff Greg Speck is reporting that a Somerset woman, Angela Burdine , was sentenced in U.S. District Court on Tuesday, March 22, 2022, on charges initiated by the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office.
Burdine pled guilty to Possession with Intent to Distribute 500 grams or more of a mixture containing Methamphetamine, a mixture containing Heroin, and a quantity of pills containing Alprazolam and was sentenced to 70 months in a federal penitentiary.
In May of 2020, Lieutenant Daryl Kegley, Pulaski County Sheriff's Office Narcotic's Division, initiated an investigation into an organization of individuals involved in a conspiracy to distribute illegal narcotics in Pulaski County which ended in the execution of a search warrant on North Highway 1247 in October of 2020 which led to this conviction of Burdine.
Lieutenant Kegley discovered information and was able to identify other individuals in an illegal narcotics distribution conspiracy. During this time, Lieutenant Kegley interviewed numerous people between May of 2020 and October of 2020.
As part of the investigation, Lieutenant Kegley discussed the investigation with Deputies of the Boyle County Sheriff’s Office who assisted him with the investigation in their county.
In October of 2020, Lieutenant Kegley applied for and secured a search warrant for the residence of Angela Burdine age 31 on North Kentucky 1247.
On October 15, with the assistance of the Pulaski County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigation Division and other Deputies with the Sheriff's Office, the Lake Cumberland Area Drug Task Force, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Lieutenant Kegley served the search warrant and located & Seized was:
- Approximately 679.9 grams of Methamphetamine
- 92 grams of Heroin
- 468 Xanax pills
- $2,584.00 cash
Ms. Burdine was present at the residence and was arrested and charged.
This investigation into this organization is ongoing.