CVE Investigation Makes Drug Arrest Knott County

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 Co.

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 and 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 and Trafficking Controlled Substance 1st Drug Unspecified.

Also arrested 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 and 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.