Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies responding to a complaint of several intoxicated individuals in a vehicle outside of a north Corbin bank Thursday morning arrested five people on various drug-related charges.
Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said deputies were called to the scene off of West Cumberland Gap Pkwy. about 11:40 a.m.
“When deputies arrived at the scene they located several individuals inside a vehicle and some individuals outside the vehicle standing in the drive-through lane at the teller’s window,” Acciardo stated.
The individuals arrested and the charges they face include:
- Bonnie York, 37, of Corbin, whom deputies say was driving the vehicle. York was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia after deputies found several needles along with other paraphernalia on her person.
- Amy Jones, 36, of London, was charged with public intoxication – controlled substances, possession of drug paraphernalia and first-degree possession of a controlled substance – methamphetamine.
Acciardo said deputies found Jones standing at the teller’s window and when they searched her, they recovered suspected methamphetamine along with a hypodermic needle.
- Clay Mosley, 43, of London was charged with public intoxication – controlled substances, possession of drug paraphernalia and controlled substance prescriptions not in proper container.
Acciardo said deputies found several needles and assorted prescription pills on Mosley’s person.
In addition, deputies served Mosley with two outstanding bench warrants out of Whitley County, charging him with failure to appear in court on charges of first-degree possession of a controlled substance – methamphetamine.
- James Weaver, 40, of Lily was charged with public intoxication – controlled substances, controlled substance not in proper container and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Acciardo said deputies found an unmarked pill bottle containing prescription pills on Weaver’s person.
- Robert Upham, 39, of Corbin was charged with public intoxication – controlled substances and possession of drug paraphernalia.
“The subject stated he took meth earlier,” Acciardo said of Upham adding deputies found several needles on Upham’s person.
In addition, deputies served Upham with several outstanding Whitley County bench warrants charging him with failure to appear in court on charges of public intoxication – controlled substances, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana.
The individuals were lodged in the Laurel County Correctional Facility.
Deputy Sgt. Brett Reeves and Deputy Brandon Broughton initially responded to the scene. They were assisted by Detective Kyle Gray and Deputy Joshon Morgan and Kentucky State Police Division of Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officer Chris McQueen.