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.

Cab Ripped From Truck In Henderson Collision

Henderson, KY 2/14/2023- Just after 1PM Tuesday afternoon, emergency responders were called to Highway 425 in Henderson for the report of an accident with injuries involving a dump truck and a semi-tractor trailer “with the cabs ripped off”. Deputies with the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office say the accident was…

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HCSO: Foot Pursuit Ended by Taser Deployment

Henderson, KY 2/13/2023- Just after 10PM Monday night, a Union County man lead police on a foot pursuit through several back yards in Henderson. According to the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office, a Deputy attempted a traffic stop on a vehicle with no tail lights in the area of Richardson…

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Scam Calls Reported by Henderson KSP

HENDERSON, Ky. (January 30, 2023) – Kentucky State Police in Henderson has documented a complaint of a scammer stating he is with a law enforcement agency. The scammer goes through a series of routine sounding questions all in an effort to gain personal information (credit, bankcard information, etc.). At…

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Potential for Black Ice, Slick Roads Tonight into Tuesday in Henderson

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 30, 2023) –  A forecast of wintry mix of snow, sleet, freezing rain and drizzle has most of Kentucky under a winter weather advisory tonight through midday Tuesday. Freezing rain brings the potential for black ice that can create slick roads. State highway crews in western parts…

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