Captain Bill Payton
Kentucky State Police
Drug Enforcement / Special Investigations Branch
P.O. Box 5125
Bowling Green, KY 42102
Meb Lab Investigation in Casey County
Date of News Release: 08/22/2011
(Casey County , Ky.) -- On Sunday, August 21, 2011 units from Kentucky State Police West Drug Enforcement, Kentucky State Police Drug Task Force, and Casey County Sheriff's Department responded to 199 Westwood Drive in Liberty, Ky. after they received an anonymous tip regarding possible drug activity. Units arrived at the residence and found ingredients used in the manufacture of methamphetamine. Jimmy Couch, 44, of Liberty was arrested and charged with Manufacturing Methamphetamine. Kentucky State Police Detectives dismantle the lab and the incident is still under investigation.
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.