Child in home during drug trafficking arrest

Mittie Napier
Mittie Napier (Photo Courtesy: Laurel Co. Detention Center)

LONDON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Laurel Co. Sheriff says a young child was in a home where an investigation into an argument ended with a drug trafficking charge.

According to the Sheriff, deputies went to a home off Sasser Road around 2:20 p.m. on Monday, after receiving a report of two women involved in a dispute.  When they arrived, deputies say they found 41-year-old Mittie Napier with needles, small plastic baggies containing what is believed to be methamphetamine, and a large amount of cash.

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Photo Courtesy: Laurel Co. Sheriff’s Office

Officers also say a young boy was found in the home.

Napier was charged with trafficking in a controlled substance, endangering the welfare of a minor, and wanton endangerment.  She was also charged on outstanding warrants.

Napier was taken to the Laurel Co. Detention Center.

Social services was notified, and the child was released to relatives.