Several Arrests, Children Found At Meth Labs

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Updated: 4/17/2012 6:11 pm
Kentucky State Police received a complaint Monday of possible drug activity at a residence on Rough Creek 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 found four adults and two juveniles at the residence. Further investigation uncovered five active one step methamphetamine labs and two Hydrogen Chloride gas generators. 

Arrested at the scene were the following:
 

1.) Cassandra Mullins, 22, of Lily, charged with one count of Manufacturing Methamphetamine 1st degree-1st offense and two (2) counts of Control Substance Endangerment 4th.

2.) Amy M. Steele (AKA Amy Hensley), 33, of Lily, charged with one count of Manufacturing Methamphetamine 1st degree-2nd or more offense, Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st degree-1st offense and two counts of Control Substance Endangerment 4th.

3.) Brooke Parker, 24, of Lily, charged with one count of Manufacturing 1st degree-1st offense and two counts of Control Substance Endangerment 4th.

4.) Jerry Lawson, 36, of Corbin, charged with one count of Manufacturing Methamphetamine 1st degree-1st offense and Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st degree-1st offense.

The two juveniles were transported to the local hostipal where they were treated and were released for exposure to the labs. One juvenile, age 17, was charged with Trafficking in a Controled Substance 1st degree-1st offense and Manufacturing Methamphetamine 1st degree-1st offense and lodged in a juvenile detention center. The other juvenile, age 5, was taken into protective custody by Laurel County Social Services and placed with a family member.

Police seized 12 grams of finished Methamphetamine, one passenger vehicle and cash from the residence.

Clean-up of the labs was performed by the Laurel County Department of Public Safety.

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