Tips, investigation leads to drug arrests

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Owenton police charge five suspects with various felony and misdemeanor charges

By John Whitlock

After months of undercover investigation, a recent drug roundup by the Owenton Police Department netted over a half a dozen felony charges and four misdemeanors.
The roundup took place Jan. 18 and was conducted by the city’s narcotics investigator Steve Miller and officer Rufus Shearer.
According to a statement from the Owenton Police Department, Michael J. Scott, 45, of Owenton, was charged with the sell or transfer of a simulated controlled substance, simulated marijuana, and one count of possession of drug paraphernalia. Both charges were misdemeanors.

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