Fairbury area law enforcement agencies have wrapped up a huge drug investigation with the arrest of 12 individuals on drug charges.
Yesterday, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, Fairbury Police Department and the Joint Fugitive Task Force served 5 outstanding arrest warrants.
The Sheriff’s Office served 2 warrants on Feb. 2nd and the Fairbury Police Department served 1 warrant on the 2nd and another on the 6th. The warrants for the subjects were for Drug related offenses. The Fugitive Task Force is made up of Officers from the Nebraska State Patrol and the U.S. Marshal’s Service. Jefferson County Sheriff Nels Sorenson wais the warrants stemmed from investigations by the Rural Apprehension Program Task Force over the last 22 months.
Taken into custody on February 2nd were David S. Fentress, 20, Amy L. Barker, 31, Steven D. Boomgaarn Sr. 51, all from Fairbury. On Feb 6th , Shanon Branson, 35, Fairbury. Yesterday, Trampes L. McCardle, 24, Roger A. Roland, 46, Jan V. Henderson, 41, Jeanie Kearn, 34, again all from Fairbury. Also arrested yesterday was Frederic P. Edmundson, 46, Hanover, Ks. Edmundson turned himself in at the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office. Michael D. Blake, 38, Alexandria, Christopher M. Chambers, 25, Lincoln, was arrested in Lincoln.
Shanon Branson, Michael D. Blake, Roger A. Roland, Jan V. Henderson, Frederic Edmundson and Jeanie Kearn were released on a Personal recognizance bonds.
Trampes L. McCardle was released on 10% of 5000.00 Bond.
Those Steven Boomgaarn Sr. David S. Fentress, and Amy Barker are still in custody at the Jefferson County Jail. Chambers is awaiting transport from Lancaster County Jail to Jefferson County.