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August 22, 2012

Police Roundup - Aug. 22, 2012

CORBIN — Times-Tribune Staff Report

London man faces meth charges

A London man was arrested on meth charges after Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies found two meth labs located in vehicles on his property, according to Laurel County Sheriff John Root.

Laurel County Sheriff’s Deputy James Sizemore located an active one step lab in a van on property located on Little Pittsburg Road, two miles north of London on Monday at 1:22 p.m. according to a sheriff’s department press release.

 Destry Grimes, 56, of London was also found sitting in the van, according to the sheriff’s report. Components used to manufacture methamphetamine were also found in a second van on the property, according to the press release.

The meth lab and components were dismantled by Sizemore, along with detective Billy Madden, and deputy William Bo Harris.

Grimes was charged with manufacturing methamphetamine. He was transported to the Laurel County Detention Facility. Assisting at the scene was deputy Greg Turner,deputy Steve Hoskins, and court bailiff Shane Rice.  Laurel County Detective Jason Back continues the investigation.

Toddler found wandering in road leads to arrest

A London man was arrested after a four-year-old toddler was found wandering unattended on Lily Road, four miles south of London on Monday night at 7:15 p.m., according to Laurel County Sheriff John Root.

Laurel Sheriff’s Deputy Greg Turner received a  911 complaint regarding the child. After arriving, Turner located the child “very near the roadway and unattended,” according to the police report.

Jonathan Davis, 29, of London was responsible for watching the child. He eventually came out of a home and was under the influence of drugs, the police report said.

Davis was charged with endangering the welfare of a minor and public intoxication-controlled substances. He was transported to the Laurel County Detention Center.

Social Services was called to take care of the little boy.

Steve Hoskins assisted on the investigation.

A London man was arrested on meth charges after Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies found two meth labs located in vehicles on his property, according to Laurel County Sheriff John Root.

*Read more on this story in Wednesday's edition of the Times-Tribune.

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