Four individuals were arrested at 1 p.m. Friday at an apartment on South Virginia Street for alleged drug trafficking after police searched the home following an arrest warrant, according to a Hopkinsville Police Department report.

The report states officers were at the apartment in an attempt to locate an individual with an active arrest warrant.

Police were reportedly granted a search warrant and located over two grams of methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, three grams of marijuana and other items allegedly consistent with drug trafficking, the report said.

Four individuals, Angela D. Garcia, 39, Hopkinsville, Ty Mayton, 38, Hopkinsville, James R. Ferrell, 39, Crofton, and Samuel Balderas, 61, Lubbock, Texas, were all inside the home at the time of the search.

All four were charged with first-degree trafficking in meth, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana.

Balderas had an additional charge of possession of a handgun by a convicted felon.

In other reports

• Dontavious Halfacre, 25, Hopkinsville, was arrested around 11:45 a.m. Friday while on LaFayette Road on the strength of a warrant for theft of property that was mislaid or delivered by mistake, according to an HPD report.

• Laparkah K. Thomas, 39, Owensboro, was arrested at 10 p.m. Sunday while at a home on Sharpe Street for attempted second-degree burglary, alcohol intoxication in a public place and resisting arrest, according to an HPD report.

The following information was obtained through police, police reports or the Christian County Jail. Readers are reminded that a charge is only an accusation and everyone is entitled to the presumption of innocence until proven guilty in a court of law

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