muhlL sheriff 300GREENVILLE, Ky. (4/25/14) — An investigation by Muhlenberg County Sheriff Det. Troy Gibson, who is assigned to the Pennyrile Narcotics Task Force, has led to a settlement of a large sum of money for property seized during a drug bust.

According to a Muhlenberg Sheriff's report, the investigation Gibson started in 2013 resulted in the seizure of property from Mitchell A. Latham of Bethel Lane, Greenville. A search warrant that was executed at Latham's residence Jan. 3, 2014, resulted in the discovery of controlled substances including methamphetamine, prescription medications in an unapproved container, drug paraphernalia and weapons.

Officers returned to the residence April 10 with another warrant that resulted in the seizure of crystal methamphetamine. As a result, a lien was placed on the property located at 340 Bethel Lane along with two of Latham's vehicles.

In lieu of the property, a settlement was reached for $53,000.

Central City Police Det. Wade Shoemaker, assigned to the DESI/Pennyrile Narcotics Task Force, assisted in the investigation.

SurfKY News
Information provided by Sheriff Curtis McGehee

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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

BMS Selects Student of the Month

BENTON, Ky. (5/4/15) — Each month the principal of Benton Middle School selects a student for the Academically Above… Read More

Laser Light Music Shows Return to Golden Pond Planetarium with Brand New Projector

KENTUCKY (5/2/15) — Laser Light Music Shows at Golden Pond Planetarium begin Saturday, May 23, at 5:30 p.m. on a brand… Read More

Most Read This Week

April 28, 2015 4166

Search for Stolen Vehicle Ends with Woman Charged…

by SurfKY News
April 27, 2015 3498

Online Petition Seeking Re­opening of Shanice…

by Samantha Carver, SurfKY News
April 28, 2015 3346

Man Charged with Stalking Smoke Shop Clerk

by MPD
April 27, 2015 2902

Hopkins County Drug War ― Are We Winning?

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
April 30, 2015 2805

Family Says 'Goodbye' to Dog After It Allegedly…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

April 17, 2015 15540

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 23, 2015 8482

Man Charged with Sodomy, Incest/Victim under 12

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

May 03, 2015 1423

Two Injured During Two-Vehicle Collision

by SurfKY News
May 04, 2015 1321

Teen Injured During Collision with Police Cruiser

by SurfKY News
May 03, 2015 1112

Faith Baptist Hosts Family Fun Day

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 04, 2015 1111

Alleged Littering Leads to Drug Arrest

by SurfKY News
May 04, 2015 851

Three Injured in Two-Vehicle Collision

by SurfKY News
May 03, 2015 742

Dave Says - May 3, 2015

by Dave Ramsey
May 03, 2015 667

2015 Correctional Employees' Week Celebrated…

by Michael Caudill
May 02, 2015 650

Baptist Health Hosts Annual ‘Bike Safety Day’

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
May 02, 2015 643

Conquering the clutter: Cleanliness with kids is…

by SurfKY News
May 03, 2015 576

Legislator's Log - Week of May 3, 2015

by Brent Yonts