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Meth Arrest in Edmonson, KY

Date of News Release: 03/24/2005

(BOWLING GREEN, Ky.) - KSP received an anonymous tip regarding an active lab at a residence on Noah Stevenson Road. Upon arrival, one subject fled from behind a vehicle into the residence. There was a strong chemical smell coming from the residence. Entry was made and an active meth lab was found inside the residence. Marijuana and methamphetamine were both located inside the residence.

Arrest Data

  1. Name: Embry, Melissa G. Age: 31 Address: Bee Springs, KY
    Charges: Manufacturing meth, Possession controlled substance 1st, Unlawful possession of meth precursor 1st & Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Lodged: Grayson County Jail.
  2. Name: Mercer, Kandy J. Age: 24 Address: Leitchfield, KY
    Charges: Execute warrant for other agency (2) counts, Manufacturing meth, Possession controlled substance 1st, Unlawful possession of meth precursor 1st & Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Lodged: Grayson County Jail.
  3. Name: Embry, Darrell L. Age: 41 Address: Bee Springs, KY
    Charges: Execute warrant for other agency, Manufacturing meth, Possession controlled substance 1st, Unlawful possession of meth precursor 1st & Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of marijuana. Lodged: Grayson County Jail.
  4. Name: Straney, Benjamin L. Age: 21 Address: Bowling Green, KY
    Charges: Manufacturing meth, Possession controlled substance 1st, Unlawful possession of meth precursor 1st & Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of marijuana. Lodged: Grayson 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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