16 Arrested in Drug Sweep by Newport Police Department
The following is based on reports from the Newport Police Department. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.
On February 28, 2013, members of the Newport Police Department Vice/Narcotics Unit, in conjunction with the Drug Enforcement Agency, concluded a six-month undercover operation focusing on street level drug dealing within the City of Newport. A total of twenty-five arrest warrants and two search warrants were obtained for individuals who are suspected of dealing crack cocaine, cocaine, and prescription drugs.
The investigation is ongoing with more information to follow. All will be arraigned on Feb. 28 in Second Division District Court.
Arrested During the sweep:
Tommy Gotay, DOB: 12/05/80 2 Counts Delivery of “Crack” Cocaine Newport
Casey Mills, DOB: 07/16/72 2 Counts Delivery of “Crack” Cocaine Newport
Jose Jackson, DOB: 05/03/89 3 Counts Delivery of “Crack” Cocaine Newport
Ian Collins, DOB: 02/20/80 3 Counts Delivery of Cocaine Newport
Thomas Dyer, DOB: 07/09/80 2 Counts Conspiracy Providence
Leah Sampson-Young, DOB: 12/03/81 Conspiracy Newport
Kathleen Bartlett, DOB: 04/21/62 3 Counts Delivery of “Crack” Cocaine, Conspiracy Newport
Jessica George, DOB: 03/07/84 2 Counts Delivery of “Crack” Cocaine Middletown
Kaitlyn Bartlett, DOB: 11/09/93 Delivery of “Crack” Cocaine Middletown
Kristi Carfora, DOB: 07/11/85 Delivery of Percocet, 2 Counts Delivery of Cocaine Newport
Anthony Holloway, DOB: 07/14/79 Delivery of “Crack” Cocaine Newport
Ricky Adams, DOB: 03/24/62 4 Counts Delivery of “Crack” Cocaine, Conspiracy Newport
James Antone, DOB: 10/18/56 Delivery of Cocaine Newport
Khyel Jones, DOB: 01/22/73 Delivery of “Crack” Cocaine, Possession w/Intent to Deliver “Crack” Cocaine Newport
Jessuem Nevarez, DOB: 04/01/82 Delivery of Oxycontin Newport
Stacey Platt, DOB: 11/29/66 Delivery of “Crack” Cocaine Newport
The above reports detail arrests made by the Newport Police Department. Descriptions of all events are based solely on police officer reports provided to Patch.