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Three Arrested in Crittenden County

Date of News Release: 08/30/2013

Marion, KY (Crittenden County) - On Thursday, August 29, 2013, Kentucky State Police responded to a residence on Wilson Farm Road after receiving an anonymous tip of the whereabouts of Joshua T. Lanham, a wanted person.

Upon arrival, Troopers could see a subject inside the residence who appeared to be hiding items. Mr. Lanham came to the door and was immediately arrested without incident. Troopers also made contact with April M. McKenzie and William L. Renz, who were also taken into custody.

Troopers located approximately 3 grams of methamphetamine in the home along with several items of drug paraphernalia and 2 firearms.

Mr. Lanham was charged with Possession of Controlled Substance 1st Degree, 1st Offense (Methamphetamine); Possession of Drug Paraphernalia; Possession of a Defaced Firearm; Possession of Marijuana; Possession of Controlled Substance 2nd Degree (Drug Unspecified); and Tampering with Physical Evidence. Mr. Lanham was also served with 2 warrants.

Ms. McKenzie was charged with Possession of Controlled Substance 1st Degree, 1st Offense (Methamphetamine); Possession of Drug Paraphernalia; Possession of a Defaced Firearm; Possession of Marijuana; Possession of Controlled Substance 2nd Degree (Drug Unspecified); Possession of Firearm by Convicted Felon; Hindering Prosecution or Apprehension. Ms. McKenzie was also served with a warrant.

Mr. Renz was charged with Possession of Controlled Substance 1st Degree, 1st Offense (Methamphetamine); Possession of Drug Paraphernalia; Possession of a Defaced Firearm; Possession of Marijuana; Possession of Controlled Substance 2nd Degree (Drug Unspecified); Possession of Firearm by Convicted Felon; Hindering Prosecution or Apprehension.

All 3 subjects were lodged in the Crittenden County Detention Center.

Trooper Joe Bartolotti and Trooper Jonathan Carlock were the arresting officers. They were assisted by Trooper Cody Kromer and the Crittenden County Sheriff's Office.

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