Police charge three in interstate drug trafficking ring

3 busted with pills, thousands in cash at Mall St. Matthews
Amber Beaumont (Source: LMDC)
Amber Beaumont (Source: LMDC)
Gabriel Harris (Source: LMDC)
Gabriel Harris (Source: LMDC)
Kevin Rigby (Source: LMDC)
Kevin Rigby (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Three people have been arrested as part of a drug trafficking ring that police say extended across three states.

The suspects - Amber Beaumont, 33, of La Grange, KY, Gabriel Harris, 35, of Detroit, MI, and Kevin Rigby, Sr., 50, also of Detroit - were arrested by Jeffersontown police in the 5000 block of Shelbyville Road around 7:25 p.m. Jan. 26.

The arrest came as part of a narcotics investigation in which police say the trio were trafficking large amounts of prescription pills between Michigan and Kentucky. At the time of their arrests, the three had more than $16,000 cash in their possession.

Their arrest reports say police recovered thousands of prescription pills consisting of opana, oxycodone, xanax and hydrocodone.

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All three are being held at Louisville Metro Corrections on two counts of trafficking in controlled substances. Bond for Beaumont is set at $5,000; Harris and Rigby are being held on $25,000 cash bond. The next court date for each scheduled for Feb. 6.

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