Aug 31, 2010 5:00 PM
The Somerset Police Department and Operation UNITE combined forces Tuesday morning as 38 arrest warrants on suspected drug traffickers were issued.
By day’s end, 19 people had been arrested or charged. Thirteen were arrested on outstanding Pulaski District Court warrants; three people were arrested on outstanding criminal Indictments; and three people were arrested on eight new charges.
Gary Cook, 36, was arrested after officers discovered he was a fugitive from the state of Florida while staying at the Economy Inn on Monticello Street. He was wanted by the Broward County Sheriff’s Office for possession of Oxycodone. Cook will appear in Pulaski District Court before being extradited back to Florida.
Mary Miller, 41, was also arrested at the Economy Inn. She was found to have a quantity of pills in her possession and a small amount of cash. She was held on charges of trafficking in a controlled substance 3rd degree and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Darlene Meadows, 46, was charged after officers found drug in a residence on West KY 80 near Nancy. She was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, illegal possession of a legend drug, prescription controlled substance not in proper container, and possession of marijuana.
All three are being held in the Pulaski County Detention Center.