A pre-Christmas sweep was executed by the Manchester City Police Department beginning Wednesday, and has been on going throughout the week.
City Police Chief Chris Fultz says the five arrests were made after weeks of investigation and help from Operation UNITE, in regards to the sale of drugs within the city limits.
“There will plenty more arrests and indictments to come as we continue to investigate,” says Chief Fultz.
According to Fultz, those arrested included Brenda Eversole, 36, trafficking a controlled substance second degree; Paul Fisher, 65, charged with trafficking a controlled substance, second degree; Bill Smith Jr., 44, charged with trafficking in a controlled substance, first offense and persistent felony offender, second degree; Harvey Gibbs, 50, charged with trafficking a controlled substance second degree; and Mark Prilaman, 49, charged with trafficking a controlled substance, second degree, and trafficking a controlled substance, third degree.
All of those detained are Manchester residents.
Felicia Wagers, 25, of Manchester, was found at an acquaintance’s house, unresponsive, on December 19, according to Kentucky State Police.
Hicks was taken to UK Hospital after his fall, where he underwent surgery.
Shaker’s Pizza of Manchester has re-opened under its original owner.
Bobby Roberts, who founded the pizza chain, says Shaker’s Pizza is dedicated to giving the community better pizza for a better price.
Shaker’s re-opened on Christmas Eve. Roberts says that business is booming.
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