LCSO: Child found in deplorable conditions during drug arrest

James Anthony Reeves, of Lily, was arrested 11-24-19 on numerous drug charges along with criminal abuse of a child under the age of 12 after deputies say a 5-year old was in the house during the drug bust living in deplorable conditions

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies say they found a five-year old child living in deplorable conditions during a drug arrest.

Investigators say they arrested 30-year old James Anthony Reeves, of Lily, Sunday night at a home off Tackett Spur Road.

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Deputies say they found glass pipes, straws, suspected crystal meth and a large amount of cash in the home.

They say in addition to drug charges, Reeves was also charged with criminal abuse – 3rd degree – of a child under the age of 12.

Reeves was taken to jail in London.