OWENSBORO, KY (1/18/12) – On January 17, 2012, at approximately 1:45 p.m., Detectives with the Owensboro Police Department (OPD) Street Crimes Unit arrested Marquetta A. Smith, wife of Paul A. Smith, after she turned herself in to police.
Smith’s arrest was the result of an ongoing investigation that began on January 10 when OPD officials searched a home at 907 West 13th Street. At the time, Detectives found obvious evidence of a manufacturing and trafficking operation of methamphetamines. The owner of the home, Paul Smith, was arrested. (See that story HERE).
On Tuesday, Mrs. Smith, the wife of homeowner Paul Smith, was charged with Unlawful Possession of Meth Precursor, Known Possession of Anhydrous Ammonia, Trafficking in a Controlled Substance, Manufacturing Methamphetamine, and Controlled Substance Endangerment to a Child, as there was an 11-year-old living in the residence at the time of the search.
Smith is lodged at the Daviess County Detention Center.
Information provided by Michael Hathaway
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