LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – A drug investigation lands three people in jail and the seizure of a large amount of drugs as the holiday weekend didn’t take a break from suspected drug activity.
According to Laurel County Sheriff John Root, 27-year-old Kenneth Vaughn of Dogwood Springs in London is charged with first-degree meth trafficking after investigators found him in possession during a stop of a Saturn Ion on Hal Rogers Parkway.
That stop led to a search warrant at a residence off Ruby Jones Lane, eight miles north of London, Root said.
There, 42-year-old Carl Charboneau of Farley Road in East Bernstadt was charged with first-degree meth trafficking and felon in possession of a handgun.
While officers were there, 39-year-old Bradley Gregory of Farley Road in East Bernstadt pulled into the driveway and was charged with fourth-offense DUI, driving on a suspended license ad other violations, the sheriff said.
Laurel Sheriff’s Deputy Allen Turner along with Detective James Sizemore, Detective Bryon Lawson, Deputy Brent France, and Deputy Brad Mink were credited with the cases.
In an unrelated case, 50-year-old Robert Wayne Moore, of Timothy Lane in Corbin is
charged with possession of meth and possession of Xanax following an investigation into suspected drug activity at a business off West Cumberland Gap Parkway about 10 miles south of London.
When deputies arrived, they found a white GMC pickup beside the business and discovered drugs inside, according to the sheriff.