Crack Cocaine Shortage Expected After Latest Newport Drug Bust

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Updated: February 28, 2013
Newport RI Drug Bust

Local Crackheads and Tweakers Hoarding Last Gram

After a six month undercover joint-investigation between the Newport Police Department Vice/Narcotics Unit and the Drug Enforcement Agency, in what can only be considered a stunning blow to Newport’s underground drug economy and crackhead tourism, twenty five arrest warrants were obtained for individuals who are suspected of dealing “Crack” Cocaine, Cocaine, and Prescription Drugs.

Arrested During the sweep:

1) Tommy Gotay, DOB: 12/05/80 2 Counts Delivery of “Crack” Cocaine Newport
2) Casey Mills, DOB: 07/16/72 2 Counts Delivery of “Crack” Cocaine Newport
3) Jose Jackson, DOB: 05/03/89 3 Counts Delivery of “Crack” Cocaine Newport
4) Ian Collins, DOB: 02/20/80 3 Counts Delivery of Cocaine Newport
5) Thomas Dyer, DOB: 07/09/80 2 Counts Conspiracy Providence
6) Leah Sampson-Young, DOB: 12/03/81 Conspiracy Newport
7) Kathleen Bartlett, DOB: 04/21/62 3 Counts Delivery of “Crack” Cocaine, Conspiracy Newport
8) Jessica George, DOB: 03/07/84 2 Counts Delivery of “Crack” Cocaine Middletown
9) Kaitlyn Bartlett, DOB: 11/09/93 Delivery of “Crack” Cocaine Middletown
10) Kristi Carfora, DOB: 07/11/85 Delivery of Percocet, 2 Counts Delivery of Cocaine Newport
11) Anthony Holloway, DOB: 07/14/79 Delivery of “Crack” Cocaine Newport
12) Ricky Adams, DOB: 03/24/62 4 Counts Delivery of “Crack” Cocaine, Conspiracy Newport
13) James Antone, DOB: 10/18/56 Delivery of Cocaine Newport
14) Khyel Jones, DOB: 01/22/73 Delivery of “Crack” Cocaine, Possession w/Intent to Deliver “Crack” Cocaine Newport
15) Jessuem Nevarez, DOB: 04/01/82 Delivery of Oxycontin Newport
16) Stacey Platt, DOB: 11/29/66 Delivery of “Crack” Cocaine Newport

The investigation is ongoing and more information is expected soon.