TPR Lloyd Cochran
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 11, London
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Drug Arrest in Whitley County
Date of News Release: 02/19/2007
(LONDON, KY) - On February 18th, 2007 at approximately 1227 AM, KSP Trooper David Lassiter checked a 2000 Pontiac Grand Prix vehicle at the Northbound Kentucky Rest Area, located at the 2 mile marker on I-75 in Whitley County. The occupants, identified as Kevin Inman, age-33 of London, KY was arrested on the charge of Operating on Suspended Operators License. The passenger, identified as Marietta Burns, age-38 of London, KY was arrested on an arrest warrant from Laurel County on the charge of Burglary 1st Degree. During the investigation, approximately 106 grams of crystal methamphetamine was located having a street value of $63,900.00. Drug paraphernalia, stolen property and currency were also located and recovered. Both subjects were charged with the additional charge of Trafficking in Methamphetamine. The stolen property that was recovered stemmed from an ongoing investigation by the Laurel County Sheriff Department. The investigation continues at this time.