Register Staff Report
Five people were charged Sunday with first-degree drug trafficking after Berea Police officers, along with deputies from the Madison County Sheriff’s Department, executed a search warrant at a residence in the 200 block of Owsley Fork Road.
Inside the residence, police located 148 pills and $360 in cash, according to a Berea Police Department news release. The pills included 71 oxycodone (generic OxyContin) and 77 alprazolam (generic Xanax) tablets.
Police charged Dorothy Jones, 47, Cody Jones, 24, Lavada Jones, 28, Darryl Jones, 27 and Darryl Jones, 48, all of Bighill.
On Saturday a resident in the 2000 Block of Brooklyn Boulevard reported items valued at $390 were stolen from his parked vehicle.
On May 29, police were called to the Berea City Garage to investigate the theft of batteries from two trackhoes parked near the walking trail still under construction on Bighill Road. Estimated Loss: $420.
On May 27, Tractor Supply in Berea reported that a hole had been cut in a fence at the business and items several items, valued at $365, were stolen.
Also, on May 27, the Berea Walmart reported that the same two people left the store with merchandise May 16 and 20 without paying. A pressure washer was stolen May 20. Estimated loss: $520.
From May 31 to June 2, Berea police charged three people with alcohol intoxication. Two of them also were charged with disorderly conduct.