Safer community after big arrest
GRAVES COUNTY, KY - The DEA, Kentucky State Police, Pennyrile Narcotics Task Force and Graves County Sheriff's Department spent one year investigating Daniel Copeland.
"He has been the source of a lot of problems with the sheriff's department," says Chief detective Brad Smith.
Copeland was arrested for trafficking a controlled substance. A charge he has seen before but this time it's a federal charge and he'll likely spend many years in prison.
"The streets of mayfield and surrounding areas are much safer," says Smith. "It's a dent in the drug war, we'll never beat it but we're making a dent on it today."
Copeland will be charged in federal court tomorrow and will be lodged in McCracken County.