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Felony Arrest Made in Daviess County

Date of News Release: 07/14/2005

(Henderson, KY) - KSP received information from a confidential source that there was marijuana in at the residence and obtained search warrant. Upon search of the residence officers located 2lbs of marijuana, approximately $200 in cash, approximately 1 gram of Meth, Digital Scales, numerous items of drug paraphernalia and 5 handguns were found, including one that had previously been reported stolen out of Henderson County. Items common in the manufacturing of Meth. Investigation is continuing.

Karl D. Layne, age 27 of Owensboro was arrested and charged with Manufacturing Meth, Trafficking Marijuana over 8 oz, Poss of controlled substance 1st 2nd offense, Poss of Controlled substance 3rd 2nd offense, Poss of Firearm by a convicted felon, Receiving stolen property over $300, Poss of drug paraphernalia All Charges are Firearm Enhanced. Mr. Layne was lodged in the Daviess County Jail.

The Kentucky State Police encourages the public to report any suspected drug activity to our anonymous drug tip-line at 1-800-DOPETIP.

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