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FBI makes drug arrest on Kirkland Road
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Federal Bureau of Investigation agents arrested a man from a Kirkland Road residence for drug charges out of Michigan and Kentucky with the assistance of Newton County Sheriff's Office deputies Tuesday morning.

According to a NCSO report, FBI agents contacted Newton County authorities at about 6:30 a.m. for assistance in serving an arrest warrant to Sherlon Anthony Henderson, 28, of Covington, believed to be armed and dangerous.

About 10 agents with the FBI's ACE Safe Streets Task Force and C-2 Squad, which handles gangs and organized crime, met with deputies at the Kroger grocery parking lot on Kirkland Road, prepared to enter the house with a door ram and shields. The report noted that they would first knock the door and announce themselves because there was likely at least one juvenile, who had previously shot at a person with a BB gun, and a 33-year-old woman inside as well.

At the house, agents found a camera pointed at the door and knocked but heard no answer and rammed the door down.

Deputies positioned outside could hear agents tell a female who came to the door to get on the ground. She reportedly said she "just got out of the shower," and was told to get a towel. When she was brought out of the house and handcuffed on the porch, she was reportedly wearing nothing and still had soap on her.

"She kept telling them Peanut was not here," wrote Deputy D. Gilbert, in the report. "They asked several times and she told them he was not here, just her children." Three juveniles were found in the house.

Henderson was caught allegedly trying to escape out of the back of the house, through a rear window, with a handgun in his clothes.

He was taken back to the Kroger parking lot where he was placed into the FBI transport car.

Henderson had a criminal complaint out of the western district of Michigan for a charge of possession of crack cocaine with intent to distribute stemming from a Jan. 16, 2007 incident according to Special Agent Sandra Berchtold, media coordinator for the FBI's Detroit field office. He also was indicted by a grand jury in the eastern district of Kentucky for a charge of conspiracy to possess with the intent to distirbute heroin, according to the Atlanta field office spokesperson Special Agent Stephen Emmett.