meth bustCLEATON, Ky. (4/19/19) — Three people were taken to jail last night after Pennyrile Narcotics Task Force served a search warrant at a Cleaton residence.

PNTF said Muhlenberg County Sheriff Detective Troy Gibson, who is assigned to PNTF, executed the search warrant at 6:15 p.m. along with Kentucky State Police KSP DESI West and Central City Police at the home of Bobby J. Waddell, 44 of 300 Huels Hill Lane.

Police located more than ½ pound of what appeared to be crystal methamphetamine and $2,500 in cash at the location, said PNTF.

Gibson charged Waddell with first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance/meth – more than 2 grams, possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia – buy/possess and third-degree possession of a controlled substance/drug unspecified. Constable Tim Franklin also executed two arrest warrants for Waddell.

Two others at the residence also face drug charges. Detective Shoemaker charged Andrea L. Arnett, 42 of Powderly and Dakota J. Knight, 20 of Drakesboro each with first-degree possession of a controlled substance/meth. Arnett was also charged with possession of paraphernalia and drug paraphernalia – buy/possess.

The three are being held in the Muhlenberg County Detention Center.

Rita Dukes Smith
SurfKY News Director


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