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Search and Arrest Warrant Executed in the Cawood Community of Harlan County

Updated: Jan 24, 2020

From The Harlan County Sheriff's Department -

Arrested was Bethel Stewart, Jr (50 years old) of Cawood. This arrest and search comes after several months of investigation into the trafficking of suspected cocaine, heroin and other illegal narcotics in the Cawood area.

Mr. Stewart is being charged with four counts of Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st degree (Cocaine and Heroin), Trafficking a Controlled Substance within 1000 feet of a school and other felony offenses. As the investigation continues, more charges are possible.

Assisting the ANI were members of the Harlan County Sheriff’s Office, the Bell County Sheriff’s Office K-9 and Troopers with KSP Post 10.

Appalachia Narcotics Investigations is a multi-agency narcotics investigative unit consisting of Detectives from the Harlan County Sheriff’s Office, Bell County Sheriff’s Office, Pineville Police Department and the Kentucky State Police.

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