February 1, 2013

London man sentenced for meth making

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. — The War Against Drugs took another step forward with the plea of a man charged with manufacturing methamphetamine last year.

Destry Grimes, 56, of 144 Little Pittsburg Road in London, pled guilty to manufacturing methamphetamine in Laurel Circuit Court on Monday. As part of the plea, Grimes agreed to serve a 12-year sentence.

Grimes was arrested by Laurel County Sheriff’s Detective Jason Back on August 20 for possessing chemicals and equipment used to make meth with the intent of making it.

Grimes was indicted on the manufacturing charge and being a second-degree persistent felony offender by a Laurel grand jury in October. He has a prior felony conviction of first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance in Laurel Circuit Court in 2009.

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