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Employees arrested on drug charges at Newport bar

Jerome Casey (Courtesy Campbell County Jail) Jerome Casey (Courtesy Campbell County Jail)
Gwendella Ewing (Courtesy Kenton County Jail) Gwendella Ewing (Courtesy Kenton County Jail)
Daniel Jones (Courtesy Campbell County Jail) Daniel Jones (Courtesy Campbell County Jail)
Tiffany Sanders (Courtesy Campbell County Jail) Tiffany Sanders (Courtesy Campbell County Jail)
Arthur Singleton (Courtesy Campbell County Jail) Arthur Singleton (Courtesy Campbell County Jail)

NEWPORT, KY (FOX19) - The Northern Kentucky Drug Strike Force and the Newport Police Department arrested five employees of a Newport bar on drug charges.

Police raided Norton's Bar on Patterson Street on Thursday. Agents obtained the search warrant after investigating allegations of cocaine trafficking by Norton's employees.

Arrested were Daniel Jones, 42, of Covington, on two counts of Trafficking in Controlled Substance; Tiffany Sanders, 33, of Crescent Springs, on four counts of Trafficking in Controlled Substance; Jerome Casey, 55, of Newport, three counts of Trafficking in Controlled Substance; Gwendella Ewing, 22, of Covington, one count of Trafficking in Controlled Substance; and Arthur Singleton, 45, of Newport, one count of Trafficking in Controlled Substance.

Jones, Sanders, Casey, and Singleton were all employed by Norton's when they allegedly committed the trafficking offenses; they were all lodged in the Campbell County Jail. Ewing was arrested at her Covington home and was lodged in the Kenton County Jail. 

Assisting officers from the Newport Police Department arrested five other persons who were present at the bar.  Those individuals either had outstanding arrest warrants or were in possession of controlled substances.

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