Sentinel-Echo.com

Crime

November 21, 2013

Drugs, money seized on Robert E. Cox Road

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. —

Laurel County Sheriff’s Detective Jason Back, along with Deputies Shane Rice and Robbie Grimes investigated a complaint of possible drug activity on Robert E. Cox Road, 11 miles south of London, on Friday, Nov. 15 at 4 p.m.

During the investigation, deputies found drug paraphernalia including straws, three sets of digital scales, a spoon, a glass pipe which contained a white powdery residue which tested positive for amphetamines. Also discovered were 62 needles and numerous plastic bags with the corners cut out and a large amount of cash.

Jenny Atkins, 33, of Robert E. Cox Road, Corbin was arrested and charged with possession  of drug paraphernalia; first-degree possession of a controlled substance, first offense (methamphetamine); and first-degree traffic in a controlled substance, first offense (methamphetamine). She was also charged on an outstanding Knox County bench warrant for flagrant non-support.

Also arrested was Bret A. Hatfield, 35, of High Top Road, Corbin who was charged with possession  of drug paraphernalia; first-degree possession of a controlled substance, first offense (methamphetamine); and first-degree traffic in a controlled substance, first offense (methamphetamine). In addition, Hatfield was charged on a parole violation warrant. He told investigators the needles and spoon were used to inject narcotics.

Both were lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center.

 

1
Text Only
Crime
Facebook
AP Video
US Trying to Verify Video of American's Killing FBI Director Addresses Ferguson Shooting in Utah Raw: Police at Scene of St. Louis Shooting Police: 2 Calif. Boys Planned School Shooting NOLA Police Chief Retires Amid Violent Crimes Lunch Bus Delivers Meals to Kids Out of School Water Bottles Recalled for Safety Researcher Testing On-Field Concussion Scanners Rockets Fired From Gaza, in Breach of Ceasefire Raw: Japanese Military Live Fire Exercise Police, Protesters Clash in Ferguson Independent Autopsy Reveals Michael Brown Wounds Nashville Embraces Motley Crue Obama: 'Time to Listen, Not Just Shout' Lawyer: Gov. Perry Indictment a 'Nasty Attack' Raw: Russian Aid Convoy Crosses Into Ukraine Iowa Man Builds Statue of a Golfer Out of Balls Assange Gets Cryptic About Leaving Embassy in UK Raw: Building Collapse in South Africa, 9 Dead Raw: Pope Francis Meets 'Comfort Women'
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Poll

Now that school is out, what are your family’s summer vacation plans?

A. No major plans. We will probably hang out around Laurel County.
B. Going to the beach!
C. Kentucky has a lot of wonderful state parks, and we plan to visit a few and enjoy quality family time.
     View Results