Ten charged in Fentanyl drug bust at Logan County Detention Center

RUSSELLVILLE, Ky. – On March 7, agents of the South Central Kentucky Drug Task Force were called to the Logan County Detention Center to investigate an incident involving several inmates that tested positive for Fentanyl, according to a social media post by the South Central Kentucky Drug Task Force.

When agents with the SCKDTF arrived at the jail and began their investigation, it was determined that three individuals were responsible for introducing several Fentanyl pills into the detention center.

Shameka Michem of Louisville was accused of transporting the pills and dropping them in a dumpster, which allowed inmates to obtain them and smuggle them into the detention center, the post stated.

The following were charged in this case:

Antoine Fearington, 37, of Louisville, promoting contraband, first degree, trafficking controlled substance (Fentanyl)

Shameka Mitchem, 29, of Louisville, promoting contraband, first degree, trafficking in controlled substance, first degree (Fentanyl)

Scott Medlock, 46, of Arlington, promoting contraband, trafficking in controlled substance (Fentanyl)

Joseph Jones, 31, of Lebanon, Kentucky, promoting contraband, first degree

Gregory Baker, 38, of Whitesburg, promoting contraband, first degree

Robert L. Schulze, 43, of Williamstown, promoting contraband, first degree

Tavarus M. Holloway, 22, of Bowling Green, promoting contraband, first degree, trafficking in controlled substance (Fentanyl)

Alan Taylor, 43, of Somerset, promoting contraband, first degree

Travis R. Johnson, 42, of Bevinsville, promoting contraband, first degree, possession of controlled sub, first degree

Ricky Tankisley, 26, of New Haven, promoting contraband, first degree

The investigation is ongoing and further charges are pending.