Sheriff: Rooster, needles, drugs found in home with children


LONDON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Four children were removed from a Laurel County home where deputies say they found drug paraphernalia and a rooster running loose.

The Laurel County Sheriff’s Office says they went to the home on Moriah Church Road near London at around 7:20 p.m. Wednesday after getting a complaint that a 16-year-old bought drugs there.

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When deputies arrived, they say they found a 10-month-old, 11-year-old and two 13-year-olds being cared for by intoxicated adults.

Some of the adults admitted to using drugs in front of the children, according to deputies.

In addition to the rooster, deputies say there was trash, pills, pipes, and hypodermic needles all over the home and there was no food or running water.

Six people were arrested. They are:

• Ambra Dawn Oakley, age 29, who was charged with trafficking in a controlled substance, criminal abuse, public intoxication, prescription controlled substances not in proper container.
• Arthur Oakley, age 46, who was charged with criminal abuse, menacing; disorderly conduct and public intoxication.
• Donnie Oakley, age 61, who was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, criminal abuse and possession of marijuana.
• Randall Storms, age 27, who was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and criminal abuse.
• Johnny L. Perkins, age 39, who was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and criminal abuse and was also charged on a Laurel Circuit Court bench warrant of arrest.
• Wendy Dean Davis, age 42, who was charged with criminal abuse and public intoxication.

The children were placed in the care of Social Services.