Investigation leads to Arrest

According to Wayne County Sheriff Tim Catron a Wayne County woman has been charged and arrested for trafficking in a controlled substance-1st degree by the Sheriff’s Office.
While conducting a drug investigation Deputies Derek Dennis and Brent Rose gained information that allowed them to obtain a search warrant of a residence on Lincoln Avenue in Monticello. At 12:02 am on Saturday morning November 9, 2019 Deputies Dennis and Rose along with Monticello Police Department Officers John Hurd and Jeremy Thompson executed the search warrant. During the execution of the search warrant approximately 6.5 grams of methamphetamine and digital scales were recovered.
Deputy Dennis charged and arrested Heather East of Monticello, Ky. on the charges of trafficking in a controlled substance-1st degree and possession of drug paraphernalia.
This investigation is part of the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office continued commitment to fight the drug epidemic in Wayne County.
East was lodged in the Wayne County Detention Center.