TFC Michael Murriell
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 14, Ashland
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Drug Arrest in Louisa, KY
Date of News Release: 03/29/2012
(Ashland, Ky.) -- The Kentucky State Police in Ashland have arrested a Floyd County resident on drug related charges after she attempted to purchase narcotics from an undercover officer. Maria Keathley, age 39, of Banner, KY traveled from Floyd County to Lawrence County for the purpose of purchasing several oxycontin 30 MG's. The incident occurred around 1230 pm yesterday in Louisa, KY. Keathley was also in possession of several hydrocodone pills and a large amount of cash. She was arrested and charged with Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 2nd Degree 1st Offense.
Detective Ben Cramer is the investigating officer.