TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Two Arrested on Several Drug Charges
Date of News Release: 04/22/2010
(New Concord, Ky.) -- On April 21, 2010, Kentucky State Police Detective Donald Bowman, obtained a search warrant for an address on Newman Road in Calloway County, KY. Upon execution of the search warrant an active methamphetamine lab, several precursors used to manufacture methamphetamine, a quantity of finished methamphetamine product, marijuana, and drug paraphernalia were found. Kentucky State Police then took into custody, Jeremy S. Bates, 35, and Robin J Kirkland-Bates, 35. Mr. and Mrs. Bates were charged with 3 counts of Controlled Substance Endangerment to a Child 4th degree, Manufacturing Methamphetamines, Possession of a Controlled Substance 1st degree, 1st offense-Methamphetamine, Possession of Marijuana, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia 1st. Both where lodged in the Calloway County Jail. Also residing in the residence were 3 juveniles who were in immediate danger due to exposure to hazardous chemicals. Calloway County EMS responded to the scene for care to the juveniles. They were then transported to Murray-Calloway County Hospital for observation. Detective Bowman was assisted on the scene by Sergeant Sam Steger, Detective Cory Jessup, Trooper Trevor Pervine, Trooper Brad Ramsey, Trooper Russell Boyd, Deputy Steve Holland with the Calloway County Sheriff’s Department, Calloway County EMS and The Calloway County Cabinet for Health and Family Services. The investigation is continuing by Detective Donald Bowman.