Drug investigation nets four arrests in Laurel County
LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – Four individuals were arrested in Laurel County on drug charges Monday night.
Laurel County Sheriff John Root says the arrests took place approximately six miles west of London, following a drug investigation conducted by the sheriff’s office.
Sheriff Root says a search warrant was executed around 8:30 p.m. at a house off West Laurel Road.
Four individuals were located at the residence along with methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia and a large sum of money.
Social services was called to the scene after a 13-year-old male juvenile was found residing there.
The resident of the home, 50-year-old Lena Venise Cornett, was charged with trafficking in a controlled substance first-degree, first offense methamphetamine and endangering the welfare of a minor.
30-year-old Natosha Inman of Somerset was charged with possession of a controlled substance first-degree and first offense methamphetamine.
45-year-old Joe Ann Tipton of Keavy was charged with possession of a controlled substance first-degree and first offense methamphetamine.
30-year-old Benjamin David Wilson of Keavy was charged with possession of a controlled substance first-degree, first offense methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia.
All four individuals were booked in the Laurel County detention center.