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Drug Bust in Ashland

Date of News Release: 9/2/2004

(Ashland, Ky.) - Kentucky State Police in Ashland is conducting a drug investigation after arresting a Lawrence County resident for manufacturng methemphetamine. Michael Ross of Ky 201 was arrested at his residence following the discovery of a small amount of methemphetamine and other drug paraphernelia inside of his residence. KSP authoritites were first summonsed to the residence following a report a female had overdosed inside the house. A search warrant was later obtained and the drugs were discovered during the search. Ross was arrested and lodged in the Johnson County Jail.

Trooper Shawn Podunavac and his K-9 "Roky" from Special Operations were used in the search.

***The investigation continues by Trooper Philip Claxon

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