TFC Michael Murriell
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 14, Ashland
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Two Olive Hill Residents Arrested on Meth Charges
Date of News Release: 10/04/2012
(Ashland, Ky.) -- On Monday October 1, 2012 The Kentucky State Police in Ashland received a tip of a suspected methamphetamine lab at a residence located on Blueberry Ridge in Olive Hill, KY. Upon trooper's arrival, they located a working methamphetamine lab, several precursors used to manufacture methamphetamine and a small amount of finished product (methamphetamine.)
The following individuals were arrested; charged with Manufacturing Methamphetamine and Possession of a Controlled Substance 1st degree and lodged in the Carter County detention Center.
Phillip Z. Zornes, age 22 of Olive Hill, KY
Athena B. Owens, age 25 of Olive Hill, KY
Kentucky State Police Drug Enforcement Special Investigation and Olive Hill Police Department also responded and assisted.
The investigation is ongoing by Trooper David Hobbs.