Three arrested in meth trafficking case

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Meth seized by London Police during a bust 12-12-17

LONDON, Ky. (WTVQ) – What began with a traffic stop ended with three men arrested in a meth trafficking case, according to London Police.

Police say they pulled a car over around 2:00 a.m. on KY 192 on Tuesday.  They say they arrested 37-year old George Couch, Jr., of London and 35-year old Jason Burkhart, of East Bernstadt, on drug and other charges.

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After the traffic stop, a search warrant was obtained and a search was conducted at a home on Slate Lick Road.  Police say they arrested the homeowner, 63-year old Robert Loren, of London, on meth trafficking charges.

Investigators say they found methamphetamine, two pistols, a long shotgun, drug paraphernalia and pills in Loren’s home.

All three men were lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center.