Meth Investigation Leads To Arrests

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Updated: 4/23/2012 12:20 pm
Kentucky State Police received a complaint of possible drug activity at a residence on Ward Cemetery Road in southern Laurel County. 

The KSP Post 11 Criminal Interdiction Team responded to the area and contacted the occupants of the residence in reference to the complaint. Police discovered two adults at the residence and further investigation uncovered six one- step methamphetamine labs, finished meth product, and assorted precursors to manufacture meth. 

Arrested at the scene were two people: Nicholas L. Schwalbaugh, 32, of London. He is charged with one count of first degree manufacturing methamphetamine, first offense and one count of possession of a controlled substance; Alice J. Simpson, 38, of London, was arrested and charged with one count of first degree manufacturing methamphetamine, first offense.

Clean-up of the labs was performed by the KSP Drug Enforcement / Special Investigations east branch.




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