Trooper Kendra Wilson
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 12, Frankfort
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Spencer County Marijuana Indoor Grow
Date of News Release: 08/02/2012
(Post 12, Frankfort) -- The Kentucky State Police Frankfort Post received information about a possible Marijuana indoor grow at a residence on Binkley Lane in Spencer County. The Troopers located a marijuana indoor grow containing seventy six marijuana plants.
Kenneth Baumgardner age 52 and Amanda Baumgardner age 48 are both from Taylorsville, KY. They have been charged with Cultivating Marijuana over 5 plants, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of Marijuana, Trafficking in Marijuana, Possession of a Control Substance (pills). They have been cited to Spencer County District Court. The investigation will be presented to a Spencer County Grand Jury.
Should you suspect possible illegal drug activity or find marijuana while hunting or farming, please contact the Kentucky State Police Post 12 at (502) 227-2221 or 1-800-DOPE-TIP. All tips and information can be reported and the caller can remain anonymous.
Kentucky State Police Post 12 provides police coverage for Anderson, Fayette, Franklin, Scott, Shelby, Spencer and Woodford counties.