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White Plains Woman Charged for Meth

Inmate HaWKINSKSP arrested and charged Lauren Hawkins with possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia buy/possess and trafficking in a controlled substance, first degree, first offense (less than two grams/meth).WHITE PLAINS, Ky. (2/24/14) — The Kentucky State Police arrested a White Plains woman on drug-related charges Sunday, Feb. 23.

According to a KSP report, KSP and the Hopkins County Sheriff Department received a complaint regarding the location of a wanted fugitive.

According to the information provided, Joseph "Brad" Larkins, who was wanted for a felony drug offenses out of Hopkins County, was at 330 Trabue Road in White Plains.

At approximately 3:04 p.m., Trooper Jonathan Murphy, Deputy Gossett and Deputy Barnes, made contact with Lauren Hawkins. Hawkins provided consent to search the residence for the fugitive. While searching the residence, a strong odor of Hawkins, marijuana and other drug related items were observed in plain view. Due to the discovery of these items, a search warrant was obtained.

During the execution of the search warrant, baggies of suspected methamphetamine, marijuana, several items of drug paraphernalia, and items consistent with the trafficking of methamphetamine were located.

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

Trooper Murphy charged Hawkins possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia buy/possess and trafficking in a controlled substance, first degree, first offense (less than two grams/meth).

Hawkins is being lodged in the Hopkins County Detention Center.

To anonymously report any type of suspected illegal drug activity, citizens can call the KSP toll-free drug tip hotline, (800) DOPE-TIP. The hotline is answered 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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