Captain Bill Payton
Kentucky State Police
Drug Enforcement / Special Investigations Branch
P.O. Box 5125
Bowling Green, KY 42102
Meth lab investigation in Allen County
Date of News Release: 04/28/2011
(Allen County , Ky.) -- On April 26, 2011 units from Kentucky State Police West Drug Enforcement, Kentucky State Police Drug Task Force, Allen County Sheriff's Department, and ATF went to a residence on Pea Ridge Road in Scottsville after receiving several anonymous calls regarding drug activity. Detectives received written consent to search the property by the resident and located 40 growing marijuana plants, a small quantity of processed marijuana, a methamphetamine lab, and an explosive device. The resident, Robbie L. Fowler, 43, of Scottsville was arrested and charged with Manufacturing Methamphetamine, Cultivation of Marijuana Over 5 plants, Possession of a Controlled Substance 1st, Possession of Marijuana, and Possession of a Destructive / Booby Trap Device. He was lodged in the Allen County Jail. The investigation continues.
To anonymously report any type of suspected illegal drug activity, citizens can call the KSP toll-free drug tip hotline, 1-800-DOPETIP. The hotline is answered 24 hours a day, seven days a week.