arrestWHITE PLAINS, Ky. (2/1/14) ― Kentucky State Police arrested three White Plains residents on drug-related charges Friday, Jan. 31.

KSP received a complaint regarding the location of a wanted fugitive.  According to the information provided, Chad Love, who was wanted for a felony offense out of Hopkins County, was at 197 Hardwick Road, White Plains.

At approximately 6:27 p.m., Trooper Jonathan Murphy and Trooper Curtis Crick made contact with the homeowner, Glen Larkins.  Glen Larkins provided consent to search his property for the fugitive.

While searching a single room building located south of the residence, troopers located Stephanie Combs and Heather Parker sitting in the floor.  While speaking with the subject regarding the location of Love, troopers located suspected methamphetamines.

Trooper Jonathan Murphy exited the building and located Mr. Love hiding underneath the deck, which extended from the building over a pond.  Love was arrested for the active warrant.  

During a search of the residence, Trooper Jonathan Murphy located two plastic baggies of suspected marijuana and items consistent with drug paraphernalia on Love.

The Kentucky State Police was assisted by the Hopkins County Sheriff Office K-9 Unit.

Trooper Murphy charged Chad Love with possession of marijuana; drug paraphernalia – buy/possess;
possession of a controlled substance -  first Degree, second offense (meth).

Trooper Crick charged Stephanie Combs with possession of a controlled substance - first degree, second offense (meth); hindering prosecution or apprehension – second degree.

Trooper Crick charged Heather Parker with possession of a controlled substance – first degree, second offense (meth); hindering prosecution or apprehension – second degree.

All subjects were lodged in the Hopkins County Detention Center.

SurfKY News
Information provided by Trooper Robert Littlepage

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