Investigation Leads to Additional Arrests

According to Wayne County Sheriff Tim Catron, the continued investigation into the illegal sales of narcotics by Matthew and Anna Brown from last week has resulted in another arrest.

On November 22, 2021, Deputy Derek Dennis obtained a Wayne County District Court Complaint Warrant of Arrest for Destiny Sexton of Monticello, Ky. after his investigation revealed that Sexton was told she could go to the Brown’s residence and pick up methamphetamine one at a time and what the price would be by Matthew Brown while he was still being incarcerated at the Wayne County Detention Center.

On November 23, 2021, Deputy James Barnett arrested Sexton on the Complaint Warrant of Arrest for conspiracy to traffic in a controlled substance and engaging in organized crime.

Sexton was lodged in the Wayne County Detention Center. The investigation is ongoing with more arrests pending.

 

Wayne County Sheriff Tim Catron reports the following arrests.

Riedel Joe of Monticello, Ky. was arrested on a Wayne County Circuit Court Warrant of Arrest for Probation Violation on the underlying charge of escape-2nd degree (facility). Joe was also arrested on a Wayne County District Court Warrant of Arrest for failure to pay or show cause on the underlying charges of escape-2nd degree (facility) and Contempt of Court.

Randy K. Cooper of Monticello, Ky. was arrested on a Wayne County Circuit Court Warrant of Arrest for failure to appear for a Pre-Trial Conference on the underlying charges of trafficking in a controlled substance-1st degree (greater than 2 grams of methamphetamine) and possession of drug paraphernalia. Cooper was also arrested on 3 Wayne County District Court Warrants of Arrest and a Pulaski County District Court Warrant of Arrest for failure to pay or show cause on the underlying charges of possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana, 2 counts of operating on a suspended or revoked operator’s license, 2 counts of failure of owner to maintain required insurance, traffic violations and Contempt of Court.

Matthew J. Kirkman of Elkton, Ky. was arrested on a Todd County Circuit Court Warrant of Arrest for violation of conditions of Probation on the underlying charges of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and probation violation (for felony offense).

Joe, Cooper and Kirkman were lodged in the Wayne County Detention Center.

 

In other law enforcement action Christopher Sanders of Monticello, Ky. was served with a Wayne County District Court Criminal Summons for possession of a controlled substance-1st degree (methamphetamine), possession of drug paraphernalia, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of a controlled substance and operating on a suspended or revoked operator’s license.

 

Sanders was given a Court date to appear.