Six arrested after Independence PD drug sting

Vance, Prather, Mefford, Wade and Martin
Vance, Prather, Mefford, Wade and Martin

INDEPENDENCE, KY (FOX19) - Six people are arrested after an investigation into illegal drug activity in Independence, KY.

The investigation centered around the sale of prescription drugs and trafficking in heroin.

Independence police paired up with the Northern KY Drug Strike Force to make the arrests.

On Thursday morning, Nathan Martin, Daniel Wade, Sarah Sturgill, Chastinny Vance, James Mefford and Amber Prather were all arrested.

They are in the Kenton County jail, facing charges of drug trafficking. They are scheduled to appear in court on Friday morning.

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