Overdose Investigations lead to Search Warrant; ARREST

Henderson, KY 1/14/2023 – Last Saturday, members of the Henderson Police Department, Henderson County Sheriff’s Office, and Kentucky State Police Drug Enforcement Unit executed a search warrant in the 600 block of 9th Place in Henderson.

According to officials, the search warrant was a result of information obtained during the investigations into the recent overdoses in Henderson County. During the search, Detectives found suspected Fentanyl, Methamphetamine, multiple pills, Marijuana, and a stolen .380 handgun.

As a result of the search, Bart B. Rager, 43 of Henderson, was arrested and charged for the following charges:

  • Trafficking in Controlled Substance 1st Degree 2nd Offense – Carfentanil or Fentanyl Derivative,
  • Trafficking in Controlled Substance 1st Degree – less than 2 grams of Methamphetamine,
  • Possession of Handgun by a Convicted Felon,
  • Receiving Stolen Property – Firearm,
  • Trafficking in Controlled Substance 3rd Degree, and Possession of Marijuana.

Bart B. Rager was lodged at the Henderson County Detention Center.

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UPDATE: Victim Identified in Fatal Accident on 425

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