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Monroe County bust results in 6 arrests, seizure of meth, suspected heroin

According to the Monroe County Sheriff's Office, deputies rounded up the six after going to a home June 16 in the Gudger community south of Madisonville.

Six people face drug-related charges after Monroe County authorities served a search warrant at a home suspected of being a source of drug sales and overdoses.

According to the Monroe County Sheriff's Office, deputies rounded up the six after going to a home June 16 in the Gudger community south of Madisonville and west of Highway 411.

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Inside the home they found "several bags and containers of suspected heroin, several bags of methamphetamine, Oxycodone, Oxymorphone," drug paraphernalia and a pistol.

Sheriff's authorities have seen overdoses in the county this year involving heroin laced with fentanyl, a highly potent and potentially deadly synthetic opioid. The drug is being trafficked within the county, according to the Sheriff's Office.

Authorities identified the defendants and charges after the bust:

*Bradley Miller: conspiracy to deliver heroin, possession of heroin for resale, possession of methamphetamine for resale, possession of Oxymorphone, drug paraphernalia

*Joshua McLemore: possession of heroin for resale, possession of methamphetamine for resale, possession of Oxycodone, possession of firearm during commission of dangerous felony

*Melissa McKee: possession of methamphetamine for resale, possession of Oxymorphone, drug paraphernalia

*Jeremy McKee: possession of heroin

*Terry Lee: possession of methamphetamine, violation of probation, drug paraphernalia

*Daniel McEachern: drug paraphernalia