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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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.

In Other News...

Simpson Named Principal at EVES

DAVIESS COUNTY, Ky. (5/25/15) — Sonya Simpson has been named principal at East View Elementary School. The announcement… Read More

Providence Police Reports Released

PROVIDENCE, Ky. (5/25/15) — The Providence Police Department released the following reports Monday, May 25. Christopher… Read More

Most Read This Week

May 22, 2015 7192

Madisonville Man Charged with First-Degree Rape

by SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 6781

Missing 5-Year-Old Boy Found

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 20, 2015 3530

Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park Holding Beach…

by Gil Lawson
May 21, 2015 3256

Police Charge Madisonville Man with Harassing…

by SurfKY News
May 25, 2015 3057

Can Sunscreen Save Your Life?

by Melissa Patrick

Most Read This Month

May 15, 2015 10700

New Madisonville Business In Full Operation Soon

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 15, 2015 7500

Investigation of Local Barber Shop Leads to Drug…

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

May 25, 2015 3057

Can Sunscreen Save Your Life?

by Melissa Patrick
May 25, 2015 1729

UPDATE - MPD Seeks Three in Residential Robbery

by SurfKY News
May 25, 2015 1563

Hopkins Man Injured in Muhlenberg Motorcycle…

by SurfKY News
May 25, 2015 992

Damascus Road House Leads Young People to Christ

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 25, 2015 911

Seniors Celebrate with Cook-out, Games, Fellowship

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 25, 2015 570

Deep in the Brain: Why Some Smokers Can Quit

by Melissa Patrick
May 25, 2015 561

Muhlenberg District Court Fines Handed Down

by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
May 25, 2015 538

Advice from Caregiver Offered during Brain Cancer…

by Samantha Carver, SurfKY News
May 25, 2015 460

New State Police Cadets Report for Training

by Stu Recke
May 25, 2015 430

Wounded Warrior Returns to UK for Journalism…

by Rebecca Stratton, Jenny Wells, Blair Hoover, Elizabeth Baunach