Warrant Roundup After Grand Jury Indicts 49 Defendants in Henderson
Henderson, KY 8/5/22- On Friday, officers with the Henderson Police Department, deputies with the Henderson County Sheriff Office, and troopers with the Kentucky State Police concluded a large scale narcotics trafficking investigation in Henderson County.
According to the report, a total of 49 defendants were indicted by the Henderson Grand Jury with a total of 54 felony charges. This investigation led to the initial seizure of 337 grams of methamphetamine ($33,700 street value), 17 grams of cocaine powder/crack ($1700 street value), 133 grams of synthetic marijuana ($1300 street value), 10 amphetamine pills ($100 street value), 280 grams of marijuana ($2800 street value), and one 22 caliber handgun.
Early Friday morning, members of the involved agencies along with Henderson County Probation and Parole performed a warrant roundup pursuant to the Henderson Grand Jury Indictments. A total of 19 people were located and arrested for the following:
Mason T. Blair (28) (not pictured) of Henderson, KY- Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st Degree 1st Offense <2 grams Methamphetamine
Samantha N. Paragon (32) (not pictured) of Henderson, KY Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st Offense>2 grams Methamphetamine
Makao Clark (24) (not pictured) of Henderson, KY- Trafficking in Marijuana 8oz to 2 grams Methamphetamine (3 counts), Persistent Felony Offender I
During the warrant roundup, a search warrant was also obtained and executed in the 1300 block of Loeb Street in Henderson’s East End. A search of the residence resulted in the finding of 37 counterfeit Oxycodone pills suspected to contain Fentanyl, 236 grams of synthetic marijuana, and 13 grams of marijuana.
Additional charges and arrests are forthcoming related to this investigation.
The Henderson Police Department (270-831-1295), Henderson County Sheriff Office (270-826-2713), and Kentucky State Police (270-826-3312) continue to encourage members of the community to report any signs/complaints of narcotic activity in your area. All complaints will be kept anonymous.