Trooper Jonathan M. Biven
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 3, Bowling Green
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Two More Arrested From Meth Labs Located in Hart County
Date of News Release: 07/02/2012
(Bowling Green, KY.) -- Two additional suspects have been arrested by the Kentucky State Police Post 3 Bowling Green stemming from the seven meth labs located in Hart County on June 2, 2012. The investigation led by Trooper Daniel White led to the arrest Jewell Mendoza (36) of Park City, Kentucky and Dewayne McBride (38) of Park City, Kentucky.
They were both charged with seven counts of Manufacturing Methamphetamine, Unlawful Possession of Meth Precursor, Possession of a Controlled Substance, 1st Degree, 1st Offense (drug unspecified), Possession of Marijuana, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Complicity was added to all charges. In addition, Dewayne McBride was also charged with being a persistent felony offender. An outstanding Barren County warrant was served on Mr. McBride while eight outstanding warrants from Hart, Barren, Edmonson, and Metcalfe counties were served on Jewell Mendoza. This now brings the total to six people being arrested on these meth labs.
The two subjects were apprehended by Trooper Daniel White and Trooper Jeremy Smith.
Original News Release Below:
Four Arrested on Several Charges
Date of News Release: 06/03/2012
(Bowling Green, KY.) -- On Saturday, June 2, 2012, the Kentucky State Police Post 3 Bowling Green responded to the residence of Phillip Dixon on Rocky Hill Road in Hart County on a drug complaint called in from an anonymous caller.
KSP Troopers arrived at the residence and located seven one step meth labs, an HCL generator, several items of meth precursors, finished product of meth, marijuana, and drug paraphernalia inside the residence.
Phillip Dixon (47) of Bonnieville, KY, Corey Nunn (25) of Horse Cave, KY, Douglas Miller 40) of Bonnieville, KY ,and Rebecca Cover(53) of Bonnieville, KY were arrested and charged with seven counts of Manufacturing Methamphetamine, Unlawful Possession of Meth Precursor, Possession of a Controlled Substance, 1st degree, 1st offense (drug unspecified), Possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Complicity was added to all charges.
In addition, Phillip Dixon was charged with trafficking in a controlled substance, 1st deg. 1st off. The remaining three arrested individuals were additionally charged with tampering with physical evidence and public intoxication.
Douglas Miller was also charged with being a persistent felony offender.
The investigation is ongoing.
Kentucky State Police Trooper Daniel White is the investigating officer on this case. He was assisted by Tpr. Jeremy Smith, Tpr. Graham Rutherford, Tpr. Justin Rountree, and Det. Gary Travis who cleaned up the labs.