METH ARRESTS MADE, May 2015

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At Riverbend Apartments

SALYERSVILLE - Three were arrested last Friday on meth-related charges after police responded to a home regarding a theft complaint.

According to police reports, officers with the Salyersville Police Department responded to Riverbend Apartments on Ky. Route 7 because they had received a call reporting that Erin Howard, 25, of Salyersville, allegedly had taken clothing from Dress for Less. Howard admitted to police that she had taken clothes from the business, according to the arrest citation. 

Police found two more people hiding in the bathroom with an active methamphetamine lab. 

Brandi N. Tucker, 32, of Henry Arnett Branch, Salyersville, and Lynville S. Hall, 34, of HC 62, Salyersville, were founding hiding in the bathroom with the active meth lab. Hall also had orange pills in his pocket believed to be Subutex, Suboxone strips and a white powder believed to be methamphetamine, according to the citation. He also reportedly had a syringe with no needle and an ink pen tube with residue. None of the medications were in the proper containers.

When Hall was placed in the police cruiser, he began kicking and hitting the door with his head and feet. He was then pulled from the cruiser and he began to struggle, getting blood on a deputy’s uniform. 

Everyone was removed from the home, including a 16-month-old girl reported as Howard’s daughter, according to the arrest citation. 

Kentucky State Police was called to remove the meth lab.

All three were taken to Paul B. Hall for medical clearance, then taken to Big Sandy Regional Detention Center, where they remain at press time, pending future court dates.

Erin Howard is charged with manufacturing methamphetamine (first offense), controlled substance endangerment to child (first degree), and receiving stolen property under $10,000. Brandi N. Tucker is charged with manufacturing methamphetamine (first offense) and controlled substance endangerment to child (first degree). Lynville Hall is charged with manufacturing methamphetamine (first offense), controlled substance endangerment to child (first degree), possession controlled substance (first degree, first offense, methamphetamine), possession controlled substance (second degree, drug unspecified), prescription contained not in original container (first offense), drug paraphernalia (buy/possess), disorderly conduct (first degree), and menacing. 

Editor’s Note: The indictment or charge of a person by a grand jury or otherwise is an accusation only and that person is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

 

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ON PARKWAY DRIVE

SALYERSVILLE - Three more were arrested on meth-related charges on Tuesday, May 12.

According to the arrest citations, Salyersville Police Department Chief Matthew Watson noticed three subjects going behind the building of Arcadia, on Parkway Drive, and reaching into their pockets. 

Upon searching the three, Watson found methamphetamine, two meth pipes, marijuana, and Xanex. 

Brandi N. Nelson, 34, of Paintsville, was charged with third degree possession of a controlled substance (drug unspecified), drug paraphernalia (buy/possess), and controlled substance prescription not in original container (first offense). 

Tommy Glenn Bailey, 29, of Salyersville, was charged with one count of trafficking in controlled substance (meth), first degree, first offense. 

John Michael Ward, 38, of Offutt, was charged with trafficking in controlled substance (meth, first degree, first offense), trafficking in controlled substance (drug unspecified, third degree, first offense), drug paraphernalia (buy/possess), and possession of marijuana.

As of press time, all three were housed at the Big Sandy Regional Detention Center, pending future court dates.

Editor’s Note: The indictment or charge of a person by a grand jury or otherwise is an accusation only and that person is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.