Trooper Jonathan M. Biven
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 3, Bowling Green
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Man with Multiple Warrants Arrested in Hart County
Date of News Release: 03/16/2013
(Bowling Green, KY) -- On the evening of March 15, 2013 Kentucky State Police responded to 1840 Locust Grove Road in Bonnieville, KY. Troopers received information that Kenneth Priddy was staying at the residence and had active warrants.
Upon the Troopers arrival Mr. Priddy was located and taken into custody. Through further investigation it was discovered that a suspected active methamphetamine lab was inside the residence. Also discovered in the residence was suspected marijuana as well as the finished product of suspected methamphetamine. Numerous items of suspected drug paraphernalia were also located inside the residence.
Mr. Priddy was taken to the Hart County Jail where an indictment warrant out of Hardin county was served for Manufacturing Methamphetamine 1st offense complicity and Persistent felony offender 1st was served. A warrant for Parole violation was also served on Mr. Priddy.
Mr. Priddy was further charged with Manufacturing Methamphetamine 2nd offense, Possession of controlled substance 1st deg 1st offense (methamphetamine), Possession of marijuana, and Possession of drug paraphernalia.
This investigation is ongoing and being led by Trooper Justin Rountree. Trooper Rountree was assisted on scene by Trooper Jeremy Smith, Trooper Graham Rutherford, and Trooper Randy Chambers.