CONWAY, Ark. (KTHV) - Eight people in the central Arkansas area were arrested after an investigation that began in 2011 with the DEA.
According to US Attorney Christopher Thyer, the following people were arrested for conspiracy to distribute and possession with intent to distribute unregulated prescription pills and controlled substances:
Brian Fletcher, 28, of Conway;
Jeremy Burton, 28, of Conway;
Heather Gooden Story, 27, of Conway;
Stephanie Hagie, 28, of Conway;
Michael Young, 27, of Conway;
Jason Hobby, 31, of North Little Rock; and
Frankie Drennan, 49, of Little Rock.
The eighth person, Burnett Smith, age 45, of Conway, Arkansas, was arrested on a federal complaint.
During the investigation, police said members of the conspiracy distributed Schedule II narcotics including, Oxycodone (Roxycodone), Oxymorphone (Opana) and Hydromorphone (Dilauded).
Thyer said investigators were also able to seize four firearms of varying calibers, assorted ammunition, an undetermined amount of money, a variety of pharmaceutical narcotics, paraphernalia associated with distribution such as scales, packaging, pill cutters, and syringes.
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