Trooper Brad Arterburn
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 5, Campbellsburg
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Five Arrested at Carroll County Meth Lab
Date of News Release: 01/15/2014
(Carrollton, KY) - Five people have been arrested after Troopers found a meth lab at 702 11th Street in Carrollton, KY on Monday (1/13). Troopers received information that there was a meth lab at the residence and were granted a search warrant for the property. During the search, Troopers located the meth lab in an outside building. Troopers also found several ingredients used in the manufacturing of methamphetamine.
Grant Cobb, 52 years old from Carrollton, KY, was charged with three counts of Unlawful Distribution of Meth Precursors.
Megan O'Connor, 26 years old from Carrollton, KY, was charged with Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and five counts of Unlawful Distribution of Meth Precursors.
Elizabeth Puckett, 45 years old from Carrollton, KY, was charged with four counts of Unlawful Distribution of Meth Precursors. Puckett was also arrested on a warrant for writing cold checks.
Two individuals, Jennifer Lainez, 31 years old from Carrollton, KY, and Tommy Floyd, 25 years old from Carrollton, KY, were not at the residence at the time the search warrant was served but were located yesterday (1/14) and arrested in connection with the meth lab. Lainez was charged with Possession of Meth Precursors. Floyd, who was located at 1870 Highway 467 in Gallatin County, was charged with Manufacturing Methamphetamine. Additionally, Floyd was charged in Gallatin County with Manufacturing Methamphetamine and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia because he was manufacturing methamphetamine at that location at the time of his arrest.
All of the individuals were lodged at the Carroll County Detention Center.
Trooper Dave Roberts is leading the ongoing investigation in Carroll County. More arrests are expected to follow as the investigation continues. Trooper David Staubach is leading the investigation in Gallatin County.