Laurel County Sheriff John Root along with Detective Bryon Lawson, Detective James Sizemore, Detective Daniel Grigsby, and Deputy Taylor McDaniel arrested three individuals on Thursday morning May 23, 2019 at approximately 10:57 AM. The arrests occurred off Little Pittsburgh Road, approximately 2 miles north of London while deputies were conducting a drug investigation there and located three individuals at a residence and found subjects attempting to hide needles, and in possession of needles, and a glass pipe with suspected methamphetamine residue. In addition, while conducting the investigation there an individual arrived at the residence in an attempt to apparently sale dosage units of Suboxone found in her possession. Also, this subject was found with a suspected meth pipe containing suspected methamphetamine. The three arrested individuals were identified as:
• James Spoonamore age 32 of Pikne Tree Dr., Mount Vernon charged with public intoxication – controlled substances; possession of drug paraphernalia; tampering with physical evidence; possession of a controlled substance – first-degree – first offense – methamphetamine.
• William Lawrence Jones age 38 of Slate Lick Rd., London charged with possession of drug paraphernalia; tampering with physical evidence.
• Gloria Phillips age 35 of Moriah Church Rd., London charged with trafficking in a controlled substance – third-degree – first offense; possession of a controlled substance – first-degree – first offense – methamphetamine; possession of drug paraphernalia.
All three individuals were lodged in the Laurel County detention center. Photos of accused attached are courtesy of the Laurel County detention center. Sheriff Root stated that drug investigations will continue.