drug arrest meth 02 300DUNMOR, Ky. (12/22/13) ― After an anonymous tip led Muhlenberg County Sheriff's deputies to the location of a suspect, the man and woman were arrested for not only manufacturing methamphetamines but also the endangerment of two children.

According to Muhlenberg County Sheriff Curtis McGehee, Deputy B.W. Dearmond went to 11 Plum Street in Dunmor in search of Timmy Anderson.

After arriving at the residence, Dearmond and fellow officers discovered Anderson hiding in the attic with a methamphetamine lab.

Anderson was charged with fourth-degree controlled substance endangerment to a child, tampering with physical evidence, manufacturing methamphetamines, first-degree possession of a controlled substance and possession of marijuana.

Also in the residence, Melissa Harper, was charged with fourth-degree controlled substance endangerment to a child, first-degree possession of a controlled substance and manufacturing methamphetamine, first offense.

The children were removed from the home and placed in the care of Social Services.

Anderson and Harper are being lodged in the Muhlenberg County Detention Center.

Deputy Pat Putnam, Kentucky State Police Troopers Jon McGehee, Jacob Fortney and Curtis Crick, officers from the Logan County Sheriff's Office, Pennyrile Narcotic Task Force Detective Troy Gibson, Muhlenberg Sheriff Curtis McGehee, Social Services and the Dunmor Fire Department assisted with the incident.

Rita Dukes Smith
SurfKY News Director
Information provided by Sheriff Curtis McGehee

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Posted on 2/2/14
3/13 - 16
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

September 04, 2015 21314

UPDATE: Attack on WKP Never Happened, Say Police

by SurfKY News
August 31, 2015 6941

Man Convicted of Hopkins Countian's Death Granted…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
September 02, 2015 6295

Madisonville Gaining Two New Businesses

by Ron Sanders
August 30, 2015 4089

UPDATED: 'He Fought the Law ... but, the Law Won'

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
September 02, 2015 3572

Investigation Leads to Meth Trafficking Charge

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

September 04, 2015 21314

UPDATE: Attack on WKP Never Happened, Say Police

by SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 12520

Teen Reports Slasher Attempted to Attack Him on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

September 04, 2015 21314

UPDATE: Attack on WKP Never Happened, Say Police

by SurfKY News
September 04, 2015 2183

Man Charged with Kidnapping 8-Year-Old Girl

by SurfKY News
September 04, 2015 953

Hopkins County Health Department Food Scores Thru…

by SurfKY News
September 04, 2015 843

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
September 04, 2015 805

Madisonville Christens New $1.1M Ladder Truck

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
September 04, 2015 794

Franklin Graham Offers Opinion on Kim Davis Case

by SurfKY News
September 04, 2015 747

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

by SurfKY News
September 04, 2015 733

Henderson, Paducah, Owensboro, Madisonville…

by SurfKY News
September 04, 2015 694

Owensboro Air Show, Century Aluminum Announce…

by SurfKY News
September 04, 2015 652

Harmful Algal Bloom Recreational Advisory Issued

by SurfKY News