Sources reported on Nov. 20 that federal drug agents used potentially illegal wiretaps to take individuals from across the nation, including Kentucky, into custody. Authorities in Riverside, California, took more than 300 people into custody by using wiretaps. According to investigations by USA TODAY and other news-related sources, more than 700 wiretaps that were believed to violate federal law were used.
Kentucky State Police troopers say that they received consent to search the home of a Calloway County couple before charging the couple with various drug offenses. Troopers were at the Murray home on Nov. 10 to investigate a complaint about harassment.