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Two Arrested For Manufacturing Methamphetamine in Port Royal

Date of News Release: 10/21/2016

Campbellsburg, Ky. (October 21, 2016) 1 The Kentucky State Police at Post 5 Campbellsburg made two arrests following the discovery of an inactive clandestine methamphetamine lab on Port Royal Road October 13th, 2016.

At approximately 3:30pm Dispatchers with the Kentucky State Police at Post 5 Campbellsburg received information about the manufacturing of methamphetamine at a residence on Port Royal Road. Troopers and Detectives went to the residence where they discovered several meth precursors, items used in conjunction to create methamphetamine, as well as inactive meth labs, marijuana, drug paraphernalia and methamphetamine.

Kelly Jones, 40, and Karl Jones, 21, both of Turners Station were arrested and charged with unlawful possession of meth precursor, possession of controlled substance methamphetamine, manufacturing methamphetamine, controlled substance endangerment to a child, possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

A 14 year old child was in the residence at the time of the search. Following the discovery of the labs and the arrests of the two adults the child was removed from the home. Kentucky State Police are continuing the investigation.