Burglary attempt lands pair in jail on drug, endangerment charges

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LONDON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A man trying to break into a home where he’d apparently been

Emmalee Walker/London Police Department

locked out lands himself and a mother of three children in jail.

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According to London Police, 42-year-old Jeremy J. Boggs, of Lexington, and 30-year-old Emmalee G. Walker, of London, were arrested at about 6 p.m. Monday when officers arrived to a burglary in progress call on Sowders Lane in London.

Police say when they responded, Boggs was trying to kick in a door of a nearby residence. When confronted by officers, he ran into the residence and became combative, officers said.

Once arrested, a baggy of methamphetamine was discovered in Boggs’ pants pocket. And while inside the home, officers discovered drugs, drug paraphernalia in plain sight as well as three children and Walker, the department said.

Police executed a search warrant on the home, seizing three bags of marijuana, a glass pipe with white crystal residue – all within reach of the children.

In addition, $400 in cash was located as well as two firearms, more marijuana, marijuana wax, another baggy of methamphetamine, an assortment of glass pipes, and digital scales. police said.

Officers on the scene include Sgt. Jacob Bormann, Cpl. Elbert Riley, Ofc. Cody Faulconer, Ofc. Logan Medlock, Ofc. Dylan Hampton, Ofc. James Williams, and Ofc. Andrew Lawson.

Boggs was charged with first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, trafficking marijuana, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, first-degree fleeing and evading the police, menacing, first-degree wanton endangerment and resisting arrest.

Walker was charged with first-degree wanton endangerment for the children being present around drugs.