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March 18, 2014

Crystal meth found during traffic stop

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. — Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested two individuals following a traffic stop on Old Richmond Road early Friday morning after observing a white Dodge Stratus driving erratically along the Old Richmond Road, five miles north of London.

Deputies Tyler Morris and Shawn Boroviak conducted the traffic stop and determined the driver to be under the influence.

Brittany Grubb, 25, of Rebecca Lane in London, was charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence and other traffic violations.  Grubb told deputies she had taken Suboxin earlier.  In addition, during the traffic stop, deputies found six individually packaged baggies of a substance, suspected to be crystal methamphetamine, weighing approximately 2.5 grams.

Grubb was also charged with first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, methamphetamine, first offense and first-degree possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine, first offense. 

Also arrested in the vehicle was a passenger, identified as Nathan Jones, 20, of Boardwalk Circle, Pittsburg.  Jones was charged with first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, methamphetamine, first offense and first-degree possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine, first offense.

Both were lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center.

 

rmcdaniel@sentinel-echo.com

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