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May 2, 2013

Police Roundup - May 2, 2013


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CORBIN — Times-Tribune Staff Report

Two from Laurel arrested for making meth

Two people were arrested Wednesday after deputies were told they were in a store buying items needed to make methamphetamine, according to Laurel County Sheriff John Root.

Rickie E. Eubanks, 35, of Keavy, and Marissa N. McConnell, 20, of London, were arrested after deputies Greg Turner and John Inman responded about 7 a.m. to the complaint at a store located 10 miles south of London.

The deputies were told Eubanks and McConnell left the store in a black Lincoln. A short time later, the deputies found the Lincoln in the parking lot of a motel located along Hwy. 770. They also found items used to manufacture meth as well as burned spoons and used needles.

Eubanks was charged with manufacturing methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia and first degree persistent felony offender, since he has three prior felony convictions. He was also charged with traffic violations.

McConnell was charged with manufacturing methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Both Eubanks and McConnell were jailed in the Laurel County Correctional Center.

Detective Jason Back continues his drug investigation regarding the two suspects.

Corbin woman arrested for trafficking

A Corbin woman was arrested Wednesday and charged with drug trafficking, according to Laurel County Sheriff John Root.

Tiffany L. Hamilton, 28, was arrested about 11:21 a.m. by Detective Jason Back along with Lt. Chuck Johnson. Root said Hamilton is accused of purchasing oxycodone pills.

Hamilton is charged with first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance. She was jailed in the Laurel County Correctional Center.

London man arrested on drug charge

A London man was arrested Wednesday after he agreed to purchase an ingredient needed to make methamphetamine in exchange for money or pain pills, according to Laurel County Sheriff John Root.

Ricky J. Reeves, 50, was arrested about 12:35 p.m. by Detective Jason Back. He is charged with unlawful possession of a methamphetamine precursor.

Reeves was jailed in the Laurel County Correctional Center.

Report of intoxicated woman leads to arrest

A Lily woman who admitted she had been shooting up and snorting pills was arrested after a complaint was made about an intoxicated woman walking along Lily School Road.

Stacy L. Smith, 35, was charged with public intoxication — controlled substances by Deputy Josh Scott.

She was booked into the Laurel County Correctional Center shortly after midnight Wednesday, according to Root and jail records.