Two individuals are in jail after a search warrant was executed late Tuesday night in the Acorn community of eastern Pulaski County.

Ray Wilburn Wheet Jr., 54, and April Lynn Strunk, 38, are each facing three counts of first-degree Trafficking in a Controlled Substance (first offense) in connection to the warrant executed around 11 p.m. at 10242 Ky. 1675.

According to District 5 Constable Mike Wallace, he was joined by constables Shane Haste and Eric Strunk as well as Pulaski County Sheriff's deputies Ryan Jones and Steven Alexander in searching the residence. What they found included 237 oxycodone pills, crystal meth and suspected heroin along with $7,824 in cash.

"The drug dealer on highway 1675 is out of business as of now," Wallace wrote in a Facebook post early Wednesday morning, and praised the teamwork involved in a subsequent post.

Strunk pleaded not guilty to the charges in Pulaski District Court on Wednesday and is scheduled to appear for a preliminary hearing on June 19.

There was no immediate information available as to when Wheet, who is facing an additional charge as a first-degree Persistent Felony Offender, would be arraigned.

At press time, both defendants remained lodged in the Pulaski County Detention Center.

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