**12 arrested by Laurel Sheriff’s detectives and deputies investigating a drug complaint off Bryant’s Way west of London:

Laurel County Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Laurel Sheriff’s Detective Sgt. Chris Edwards along with Detective Bryon Lawson , Deputy Taylor McDaniel, Deputy Jamie Etherton, Deputy Daniel Grigsby and his K-9 “Edge”, Bailiff Paige VanHook with assistance from London City Police Officers Ashley Wampler, Cody Faulconer, and Cody Blackwell arrested 12 individuals off Bryant’s way, approximately 2 miles west of London on Sunday afternoon December 2, 2018 at approximately 1 PM. The arrests occurred after the Laurel County Sheriff’s office received numerous complaints of drug activity, numerous vehicles in the area, and vehicles driving recklessly frequently in the neighborhood. Laurel County Sheriff’s detectives obtained a search warrant for the residence locating 29.15 grams of a crystal substance believed to be methamphetamine, numerous needles, straws, glass pipes, along with intoxicated individuals, a subject driving a motor vehicle under the influence, and persons wanted on outstanding warrants. The 12 arrested were identified as:
1. Bradley Walters age 28 of Oak Grove Church Rd., Corbin charged with trafficking in a controlled substance – first-degree – first offense – methamphetamine; possession of drug paraphernalia. In addition, this subject was charged on a Laurel District Court bench warrant of arrest charging failure to appear in court on charges of theft by unlawful taking under $500.
2. Jacob Mosgrove age 24 of Tiffany Ln., Corbin charged with trafficking in a controlled substance – first-degree – first offense – methamphetamine; possession of drug paraphernalia.
3. Ashley Jackson age 39 of Bryant’s way, London charged with trafficking in a controlled substance – first-degree – first offense – methamphetamine; possession of drug paraphernalia.
4. Hannah Gabrielle Craft age 20 of Paul Marcum Rd., London charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence – first offense; failure to wear seatbelts – this subject was operating a gray colored Chevrolet Cobalt at a high rate of speed and on the wrong side of the street and admitted using meth a couple of days ago.
5. Rachelelaren Patterson age 20 of Blue Spruce court, Versailles, KY charged with public intoxication – controlled substances.
6. Tiffany L Wardrup age 28 of KY 1394, East Bernstadt charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.
7. Jaelan Carroll age 18 of Glenn View Rd., London charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.
8. Dylan Mosley age 23 of West Laurel Rd., London charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.
9. Jeremiah R. Smith age 37 of McGee Rd., Lily charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.
10. Gary Creech age 33 of Honeysuckle Ln., London charged on a Laurel District Court warrant of arrest charging failure to comply with sex offender registration.
11. Noel McQueen age 56 of Walnut Rd., Lily charged on a Laurel District Court bench warrant of arrest charging failure to appear in court on numerous violations. In addition, this subject was charged on a second Laurel District Court bench warrant of arrest charging failure to appear in court on charges of disorderly conduct – second-degree.
12. David Combs age 31 of Highway 1394, East Bernstadt charged with possession of drug paraphernalia. In addition, this subject was also charged with promoting contraband – first-degree and trafficking in a controlled substance – first-degree – first offense – methamphetamine after this subject while being booked into the Laurel County detention center was found by staff there with two plastic bags of a white crystal substance in his possession.
All 12 suspects were lodged in the Laurel County detention center. Photos of accused attached provided by the Laurel County Sheriff’s office.
Laurel County Sheriff John Root stated that the “war on drugs” continues in Laurel County and that drug investigations will continue.