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Search Warrant/Drug Arrest in Salt Lick, KY

Date of News Release: 05/12/2013

(Salt Lick, KY) -- At 11:29 p.m. on Saturday, May 11, 2013 Kentucky State Police Post 8 Morehead Troopers and Detectives executed a search warrant at 673 McCarty Branch Road in the Salt Lick community of Bath County. The search warrant yielded the seizure of numerous drugs and a large amount of cash along with the arrest of eight individuals.

Wymer G. Ball, 43 of Salt Lick, was charged with Trafficking in Synthetic Drugs 1st Offense, Possession of a Controlled Substance, 1st Degree, 1st Offense - Drug Unspecified, Possession of a Controlled Substance, 2nd Degree, Possession of a Controlled Substance, 3rd degree, Illegal Possession of a Legend Drug and Drug Paraphernalia - Buy/ Possession. Malanie Reffitt, 40 of Salt Lick, was charged with Trafficking in Synthetic Drugs 1st Offense, Possession of a Controlled Substance, 1st Degree, 1st Offense, Possession of a Controlled Substance, 2nd Degree, Possession of a Controlled Substance, 3rd degree, Illegal Possession of a Legend Drug, Drug Paraphernalia - Buy/Possession, Resisting Arrest, Escape 3rd, Menacing and Public Intoxication. Eric S. Jones, 34 of Owingsville, was charged with Possession of Synthetic Drugs 1st Offense and Drug Paraphernalia - Buy/Possession. Arnel A. Murphy II, 43 of Ohio, was charged with Public Intoxication and Giving Officer False Name or Address. Richard L. Harmon, 37 of Sandy Hook, was charged with Public Intoxication. Calvin Reynolds, 31 of Morehead, was charged with Public Intoxication. Brett Wilson, 28 of Olive Hill, was charged with Public Intoxication, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Synthetic Drugs, Possession of a Controlled Substance 1st Degree, 1st Offense (Methamphetamine). Chad Reynolds, 35 of Salt Lick, was charged with Public Intoxication, Possession of a Controlled Substance 1st Degree, 1st Offense, Drug Paraphernalia - Buy/ Possession, and Tampering with Physical Evidence. All subjects were lodged in the Montgomery County Detention Center. The incident remains under investigation by Kentucky State Police Post 8 Morehead.

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