Three Arrested In Early Morning Drug Raid

Police seized $6,000 in cash as well as drugs and weapons during an early morning raid at James Street in Harrodsburg. Three people were arrested.

Robert Moore

Herald Staff

rmoore@harrodsburgherald.com

Three people are in jail facing drug charges after an early morning arrest in Harrodsburg.

Officers from the Harrodsburg Police Department executed  a search warrant on James Street during the early morning hours of Wednesday, Sept. 4.

Police had to deploy a Taser to subdue one person while entering the residence. He was subsequently identified as Cimorone Porter, 28, of Campbellsville.

Police seized $6,000 in cash as well as drugs and weapons. Porter and two other people were arrested and transported to Boyle County Detention Center.

Cimorone Porter, Amber McKenzie and Etiyah Thompson were arrested during an early morning drug raid on James Street.

Porter was charged with trafficking in heroin, possession of a firearm by convicted felon, possession of marijuana, tampering with physical evidence, endangering the welfare of a minor, obstruction/interference with an officer and unlawful transaction with a minor (controlled substance under 18 years of age). He is being held on a $10,000 bond.

Amber McKenzie, 30, of Harrodsburg, was charged with 1st-degree trafficking in  methamphetamine, trafficking in heroin and 1st-degree possession of an unspecified controlled substance.

Etiyah Thompson, 19, of Campbellsville, was charged with trafficking in heroin, possession of marijuana and  unlawful transaction with a minor (controlled substance under 18 years of age).

McKenzie and Thompson are being held on bonds worth $7,500 each.

Patrolman Darland was the arresting officer, with assistance from Chief Brian Allen, Cpl. Chris Booth, Cpl. Richard Reilly, Cpl. Derek Patterson and Patrolmen Tonge, Smith, Yeast and Butcher.

1 Comment

  1. Patty Green on September 4, 2019 at 5:31 pm

    Awesome job!! Thanks !!

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