Trooper Kendra Wilson
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 12, Frankfort
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Kentucky State Police arrest five people in Spencer County in meth lab investigation
Date of News Release: 01/28/2011
(Post 12 Frankfort) -- On Tuesday night, January 26, 2011 Kentucky State Police received an anonymous tip that led to the discovery of two active meth lab and ingredients for a third inside a trailer in Spencer County.
Troopers arrived at a trailer located on Dogwood Circle in Taylorsville, Ky. Upon their arrival they found Christopher Clark in the front yard of the residence with a HCL generator used to make meth. Trooper's next saw smoke coming from the trailer and called the Spencer County Fire Department.
Inside the trailer two active meth labs were located and the ingredient for a third was located. The Frankfort Post Clandestine Lab cleanup team dismantled the labs. There were no kids' presents in the trailer and no one was injured.
Kentucky State Police arrested; Christopher J. Clark, W/M, age 35, of Taylorsville, Ky.; Williams R. Mayes, W/M, age 43, of London, Ky.; Christopher T. Morris, W/M, age 38, of Mt. Washington, Ky.; Victor G. Ellis, W/M, age 47 of Taylorsville, Ky.; Andrea D. Woodrome, W/F, age 33, of Taylorsville, Ky. Each person was charged with Manufacturing Meth and lodged in the Shelby County Jail. The investigation is continuing.
In 2010 Kentucky had a record number of Meth Lab responses. The Frankfort Post provides police coverage for Anderson, Fayette, Franklin, Scott, Shelby, Spencer and Woodford counties.