Undercover Drug Investigations Lead to Arrest of Wayne County Man

According to Wayne County Sheriff Tim Catron, an undercover investigation into the illegal sales of narcotics by Deputy James Barnett has resulted in an arrest of a Wayne County man.

 

On December 27, 2021, Deputy Barnett secured a search warrant for a residence on Vine Street after obtaining illegal narcotics from that residence. At 8:53 pm Deputies Barnett, Jerry Meadows with the assistance of Monticello Police Officer Brandon Bertram executed the search warrant. The search resulted in 4 baggies of methamphetamine and one baggie of fentanyl being seized.

 

Deputy Barnett charged and arrested Shirley L. Martin of Monticello, Ky. for trafficking in a controlled substance-1st degree (less than 2 grams of methamphetamine) and trafficking in a controlled substance-1st degree (carfentanil or fentanyl derivatives). Martin was also arrested on a Clinton County District Court Warrant of Arrest for failure to appear on the underlying charges of 3 counts of theft by deception-including cold checks.

 

Martin was lodged in the Wayne County Detention Center.

 

In other law enforcement actions, the Wayne County Sheriff Office arrested the following.

 

Bobby L. Jenkins of Monticello, Ky. was arrested on a Wayne County Circuit Court Indictment Warrant of Arrest for trafficking in a controlled substance-1st degree (greater than or equal to 10 drugs unspecified) and trafficking in a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a school.

 

David Dixson II of Albany, Ky. was arrested on a Wayne County Circuit Court Indictment Warrant of Arrest for fleeing or evading Police-1st degree (motor vehicle), possession of a handgun by a convicted felon, driving on a driving under the influence suspended operator’s license and resisting arrest.

 

Jenkins and Dixon were lodged in the Wayne County Detention Center.