PIKEVILLE, Ky. — Deputies with the Pike County Sheriff's Department raided a private residence on Island Creek just outside the county seat Wednesday.
The officers executed a search warrant on a house occupied by Harry Jessie Flanary located at Billy Compton Branch, Island Creek, according to Sheriff Charles "Fuzzy" Keesee. Upon entering the dwelling, officers found a large quantity of Hydrocodone and more than $2,000 in cash.
The raid was the result of an undercover investigation in which several buys of illegal prescription drugs were allegedly made from Flanary's residence. Leading the Wednesday's search were Deputy Billy Ratliff and Chief Deputy Melvin Sayers.
Keesee said officers discovered Flanary had allegedly sold more than 700 illegal prescription pills over the past several months.
"This is part of a continuing effort by our office to try to reduce the drug trafficking problem in Pike County," Keesee said. "Anyone with information regarding illegal drug activity is asked to call the Pike County Sheriff Department at 606-432-6260. You may remain anonymous."
Flanary, 59, was arrested, however, he posted a $2,000 full cash bond and was released from the Pike County Detention Center at 11:55 p.m. Wednesday.