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  1. News in Brief -Read the original story

    Friday May 5 | Middlesboro Daily News

    A Republican state lawmaker has been charged with breaking a law that he tried to change during the legislative session. Media outlets report the Barbourville Police Department charged Rep. Wesley Morgan of Richmond with illegally transporting alcoholic beverages through dry or moist territory.

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  2. News in Brief -Read the original story

    Tuesday May 2 | Middlesboro Daily News

    A 64-year-old man has been arrested after Richmond police seized 40 marijuana plants, 19 guns and more than $46,000 during a search. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports that Ronnie Perkins has been charged with trafficking and cultivating marijuana as well as possession of a controlled substance.

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  3. Ky. county proposes rehab center instead of new jail -Read the original story

    Apr 18, 2017 | Middlesboro Daily News

    The Madison County Detention Center in central Kentucky is designed to hold 184 people. Today, it has 400, with roughly 80 percent of its inmates awaiting trial on a drug-related offense.

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  4. Life sentence given for fentanyl-related overdose death -Read the original story

    Jan 11, 2017 | Middlesboro Daily News

    A drug trafficking ringleader has become the first person in Kentucky sentenced to life in prison by a federal judge for causing an overdose death attributed to the powerful drug fentanyl, prosecutors said Wednesday. Navarius Westberry was given the life sentence for his role in distributing fentanyl that resulted in a 25-year-old man's 2015 overdose death in Richmond.

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  5. Rehab programs need to be expanded at jail soonRead the original story

    Sep 13, 2016 | Middlesboro Daily News

    Unfortunately, the drug epidemic does not seem to be slowing down. In turn, overcrowding at the Madison County Detention Center is not going away either.

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