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Traffic stop leads to meth arrests in Keavy

A traffic stop of two motorcyclists early Monday morning in the Keavy area resulted in their arrests on methamphetamine-related charges. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Christopher Clontz, 29, of London, and Richard Cole, 26, of London, following the traffic stop on Ky....

Corbin man charged with trafficking heroin, cocaine and meth

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies say a Corbin man who attempted to run from the scene of a traffic stop for a seatbelt violation was found in possession of large amounts of heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine and Xanax. Deputies charged Benjamin C. Liford, 35, with first-degree...

Drug trafficking arrest made in north Corbin

Laurel County Sheriff John Root arrested a Corbin man on drug trafficking charges after a tip prompted a drug investigation at a north Corbin motel room and local residence early Tuesday morning. Charles Ray Salmon, 55, was charged with first-degree trafficking in a controlled...

Keavy man charged with trafficking heroin, meth

A Keavy man was arrested early Wednesday morning on drug trafficking charges after police found more than five grams of heroin, four grams of methamphetamine and a set of digital scales in his car at a north Corbin truck stop. Christopher Mason, 33, was charged with first-degree...

KSP traffic stop leads to arrest of Gray woman, seizure of meth, marijuana, cash

Kentucky State Police arrested a Gray woman Friday morning after they found 1.75 pounds of methamphetamine, one pound of marijuana, and $14,000 in cash on her person, in her vehicle, and in her storage units in Laurel County. Angela Wynn, 48, is facing charges of first-degree...

Corbin man charged with trafficking fentanyl, heroin and meth Thursday

A Corbin man was one of two people arrested Thursday afternoon on charges of trafficking fentanyl, heroin and methamphetamine in north Corbin. Laurel County Sheriff John Root, along with detectives, and deputies arrested Ernest Wayne Doan, Jr., 41, of Corbin, and Jimmy Dennis,...

Corbin Police find meth, pills, scales during Thursday traffic stop

Corbin Police arrested a London man after they located scales, syringes, methamphetamine and prescription pills inside a vehicle following a traffic stop Thursday morning. Zachary A. Jarvis, 30, is facing charges of trafficking controlled substances within 1,000 feet of a school,...

Gray man one of five people arrested on drug trafficking warrants

A Gray man was one of five people Knox County Sheriff’s deputies arrested last Wednesday on indictment and arrest warrants stemming from an investigation into drug trafficking. James E. “Snowman” Martin, 74, was arrested on an indictment warrant charging him with first-degree...

Six people named in federal sex-trafficking conspiracy indictment

Six people have been named in a federal indictment alleging their involvement in a sex trafficking conspiracy in Whitley, Knox, Laurel, Rockcastle, Madison and Fayette counties over a four-year period. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access...

Corbin Walmart shoplifter found with meth, large amount of pills

What began as a misdemeanor shoplifting case at Walmart in Corbin escalated to drug trafficking after Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies discovered a Knox County woman in possession of more than 150 prescription pills. Susan R. Smith, 43, of Hinkle, was arrested last Wednesday...
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