TFC Corey King
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 16, Henderson
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Three arrested on drug charges in Union County
Date of News Release: 05/22/2011
(Henderson, KY.) -- While investigating an ATV theft on Ben Dyer Road in Sturgis, Trooper Eric Dilback and Trooper Jared Clemons encountered two suspicious subjects walking on Voss Road. After speaking with one of the subjects, several items used to manufacture methamphetamine were found. Chad Neal, of Madisonville, was then arrested for unlawful possession of methamphetamine precursors. Further investigation led the troopers to 16 Marijuana Plants being cultivated by Jeffery Baker Jr., near One Eye Ridge Road as well as to an active methamphetamine lab located at a residence on ST RT 923 in Sturgis. The resident of the home, Susan Shepard, was charged and arrested. Shepard, Neal and Baker were transported to the Union County Jail and lodged.