On Saturday, March 31, 2018, Troopers from the Kentucky State Police Post 8 in Morehead executed a search warrant on Green Branch Road in the Isonville community of Elliot County. During the execution of the search warrant, a large amount of methamphetamine, marijuana, and other drugs were located and seized, as well as an undisclosed amount of cash. Anthony Welch, age 51, of Sandy Hook, was arrested and charged with trafficking in controlled substance, possession of controlled substance, illegal possession of a legend drug, possession of drug paraphernalia, trafficking in marijuana and persistent felony offender. Welch was lodged in the Rowan County Detention Center. Other arrests are pending.