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Five Arrested at Gallatin County Meth Lab

Date of News Release: 05/19/2015

(Warsaw, KY) - Five people were arrested Tuesday (05/19) after a traffic stop led a Post 5 Trooper to discover a meth lab in a vehicle in Gallatin County. During a traffic stop conducted by Trooper Brandon Maupin on US 42 East in Warsaw, evidence of manufacturing of methamphetamine was found. A search of the vehicle lead Trooper Maupin to the discovery of a meth lab concealed in a backpack in the vehicle. Gary Rigney of Warsaw, Morgan Trapp of Glencoe, Samantha Jones of Warsaw, Michelle Hall of Midway, and Joshua Wyrick of Dry Ridge, were arrested and charged with Manufacturing Methamphetamine, Possession of a Controlled Substance 1st degree, Unlawful Possession of a Meth Precursor, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Failure to Wear Seat Belts, and Failure to Notify DOT of Address Change. All those arrested were transported and lodged at the Carroll County Detention Center. Outstanding Boone County arrest warrants were also served on Rigney and Wyrick.

Trooper Brandon Maupin cleaned the meth lab and is leading the ongoing investigation. Trooper Maupin was assisted by the Gallatin County Sheriff's Office.