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Manufacturing Methamphetamine Arrest

Date of News Release: 05/20/2014

Elkton, KY (Todd County) - The Kentucky State Police arrested an Elkton man for drug-related offenses.

On Saturday, May 17, 2014, Trooper Curtis Crick responded to a residence on Rattlesnake Road in reference to several 911 hang-up calls. At approximately 4:07 a.m., Trooper Crick arrived at the scene.

While there, Trooper Crick detected a strong, chemical odor coming from inside the residence. Consent to search the residence was obtained. During the course of his investigation, Trooper Crick located suspected methamphetamine and components commonly used to manufacture methamphetamine.

Trooper Crick arrested and charged the following individual:

James K. Mann, 31, of Elkton, KY

  1. Manufacturing Methamphetamine 1st Offense (B Felony)
  2. Possession of Controlled Substance 1st Degree 1st Offense - Meth (D Felony)
  3. Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (A Misdemeanor)
  4. Wanton Endangerment 1st Degree (D Felony)
  5. Tampering with Physical Evidence (D Felony)

Mr. Mann was lodged in the Todd County Jail.

To anonymously report any type of suspected illegal drug activity, citizens can call the KSP toll-free drug tip hotline, 1-800-DOPE-TIP. The hotline is answered 24 hours a day, seven days a week.