Arrests in Knott County during CVE Drug Investigation

Knott County, KY  (June 15, 2019) - On Thursday June 13th 2019 Officer Dwight Isaac with Kentucky State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement was conducting a drug investigation in the Talcum community of Knott County.

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This investigation lead to the execution of a search warrant and traffic stop that located a large amount of illegal drugs including:

  • 2 ounces of suspected methamphetamine
  • 1 gram of suspected Heroin
  • 66 ½ Oxycodone Pills
  • 6 Saboxone
  • 3 Gabapentin pills
  • 137 other Legend Drugs
  • Counterfeit Currency

Arrested was: 31 year old Racheal A. Perry of Hindman, Kentucky on charges:

  • No vehicle registration
  • No Insurance, Operating on Suspended License
  • Traffic Controlled Substances 1st
  • Possession of Controlled Substances 1st
  • Possession Controlled Substance 3rd
  • Possession Controlled Substance not in proper container
  • Illegal possession of Legend Drug
  • Trafficking Controlled Substance 1st Drug Unspecified.

A vehicle passenger 39 year old Derrick R. Shepherd of Fisty, Kentucky on charges:

  • Trafficking Controlled Substances 1st Meth
  • Possession Controlled Substances 1st Heroin
  • Prescription Controlled Substance not in Proper Container
  • Possession Controlled Substance 3rd
  • Illegal possession of Legend Drugs
  • Giving officer false name
  • Tampering with Physical Evidence

Both Perry and Shepherd was lodged in the Perry County Detention Center without further incident.

Assisting in the investigation was CVE Officer Kalin Caudill and KSP Trooper Joshua Richardson.

CVE Officer Dwight Isaac continues the investigation.


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