KENTUCKY METH BUST Three People Arrested on Meth Charges
Reported by: Michelle Carroll
Web Producer: Michelle Carroll
Reported: Aug. 7, 2012 9:08 AM EDT
Updated: Aug. 7, 2012 11:25 AM EDT
, Boyd County
Boyd County sheriff's deputies arrested three people who allegedly were operating a meth lab near an abandoned building in Ironville.
The suspects were identified as Williard R. Hunt, 28, of Greenup, Ky., Jason Fowler, 33, of Rush, Ky., and Tina G. Farr, 35, of Ashland, Ky., according to a news release from the Boyd County Sheriff’s Department.
When deputies arrived at the building on Roberson Drive about 11 p.m. Sunday, two people, later identified as Hunt and Farr, ran away from police, the release said. The release said deputies found Fowler at the scene and put him under arrest.
While investigating the area, deputies discovered a portable meth lab behind the building. After further investigation, the lab was connected to Hunt, Farr and Fowler, the release said.
Deputies continued the search for Hunt and Farr and found the two hiding in a home near the abandoned building, the release said.
Hunt, Farr and Fowler are in the Boyd County Detention Center. Fowler and Farr are charged with manufacturing methamphetamine; and Hunt is charged with manufacturing methamphetamine and fleeing and evading police.
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