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Fifteen Ohio Valley Residents Arrested for Conspiracy to Distribute Painkillers

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Fifteen Ohio Valley residents were arrested in an early morning sweep by law enforcement agencies and charged with conspiracy to distribute painkillers.

At a Monday afternoon press conference, U.S. Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II announced that a 16-month investigation led to the arrests that began at 6 a.m. Monday morning. Ihlenfeld said thousands of pills were recovered as the result of controlled buys by undercover officers.

The 15 indicted were:

Brian "Worm" Schultz

Katherine "Kat" Hungerman

Dustin "Dusty" Namack

Derick Namack

Jill West - aka "Jill Namack"

Steven L. Namack

Christopher "Chris" Howard

Buddy "BJ" Robert Salem Jr.

Kristyn Elizabeth Fetcko

Michael Coppa

Cara Olako - aka "Cara Green"

Richard W. Hercules, Jr.

Lucas N. High

Adams W. Barnes

Jordan Sorge