MCCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. (3/21/14) — McCracken County detectives arrest four individuals in connection with a meth investigation Thursday, March 20.
According to the McCracken Sheriff’s report, detectives and Sheriff deputies conducted a traffic stop on a Lisa Andrews, 45, at the intersection of Schneidman Road and Stark Ave. The vehicle contained four adults in which three were arrested.
During the stop, deputies searched and arrested Andrews for an outstanding Livingston County arrest warrant and for marijuana and prescription drugs found in her purse.
Also, in the rear passenger seat, a Kimberly Downs, 33, was observed concealing meth, marijuana, digital scales and other drug paraphernalia and was detained. During the search, deputies found additional baggies of meth packed for sale concealed in her undergarment, the report said.
Downs' boyfriend, David Bailey, 44, was also arrested in the stop.
In the ensuing investigation, detectives obtained and executed a search warrant at 145 Herzog Lane, where a Thomas Campbell, 43, resided at approximately 8:45 p.m. Detectives located numerous active methamphetamine labs, a police scanner, digital scales, currency, assorted drug paraphernalia and quantities of methamphetamine.
Campbell arrived at the residence while the search was taking place and was arrested without incident, the report said.
The investigation also revealed that Downs was manufacturing methamphetamine at the Herzog Lane residence and then selling it for profit. Bailey, Campbell and Andrews were assisting by purchasing Sudafed and other precursors to assist Downs in return for finished product (meth) or money.
Andrews was charged with unlawful distribution of a meth precursor, possession of marijuana, possession of a controlled substance-Xanax, possession of a controlled substance-valium and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Bailey was charged with unlawful distribution of a meth precursor.
Downs was charged with manufacturing methamphetamine, trafficking in methamphetamine, possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
Campbell was charged with complicity to manufacturing methamphetamine, possession of a police scanner and unlawful distribution of a meth precursor.All four are currently lodged in the McCracken County Regional Jail.
SurfKY News Reporter
Information Provided by the McCracken Sheriff’s Department
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