In a pre-dawn raid, officers with the Indiana State Police and Pike County Sheriff's Department made eight arrests, and say they broke up a prescription drug ring. Officers made the busts in Knox and Pike counties.
They say the eight arrested were dealing Lortab, Xanax, Klonopin and Methadone. The investigation lasted six months.
Pictured above are suspects (L-R) Alisha A Alka, 20, Petersburg, charged with dealing Lortab; Nita "Nikki" Buck, 36 Petersberg. charged with two counts of dealing Lortab; Jennifer Loveless, 51, Petersburg, charged with 2 counts of dealing Xanax; Nathan Houchin, 21, Petersburg, charged with dealing Lortab and Ativan; Christan Manning, 27, Petersburg, charged with conspiracy to deal Klonopin, David Sims, 27, Petersburg, charged with Conspiracy to Deal Lortab, and William harley Franklin, 26, Petersburg, charged with 2 counts of dealing methadone. Not pictured is Sheila Teague, 45, of Vincennes, charged with conspiracy to deal Klonopin. All of these charges are felonies.