Trooper Brad Arterburn
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 5, Campbellsburg
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Two Arrested for Manufacturing Meth in Trimble County
Date of News Release: 07/27/2013
(Bedford, KY) -- Two people were arrested yesterday (07/26/13) after Troopers found a meth lab in a shed at 1177 Bells Ridge Road in Bedford, KY. Troopers went to the home to serve an arrest warrant for Possession of Methamphetamine on Steven Gribbons, 28 years old from Bedford, KY. After locating Gribbons, Troopers sought and were granted a search warrant for the property. Troopers located several ingredients used in the manufacturing of methamphetamine as well as 19 grams of finished methamphetamine in a shed on the property. A motorcycle and several street signs that had been stolen from Jefferson County, IN were also found. Two firearms were seized from the home.
Gribbons was charged with Manufacturing Methamphetamine, Trafficking Methamphetamine, Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Tampering with Physical Evidence, Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, Resisting Arrest, and two counts of Receiving Stolen Property.
Steven O'Neal, 26 years old from Hanover, IN, was charged with Manufacturing Methamphetamine, Possession of Methamphetamine, Tampering with Physical Evidence, and Receiving Stolen Property. Both subjects were lodged at the Carroll County Detention Center.
Trooper Jim Phelps is leading the ongoing investigation. Trooper Phelps was assisted at the scene by the Trimble County Sheriff's Department.