Kentucky State Police arrested a man on multiple charges including manufacturing methamphetamine after troopers went to a Teetersville trailer park to serve him with an Alabama arrest warrant.
Joseph A. Farley, 29, was arrested by Kentucky State Police Trooper Brandon Burton on Wednesday.
According to the citation, Troopers responded to Johnson Trailer Park in Teetersville to serve an out-of-state warrant on Farley. Police received consent from the owner to enter the residence and upon doing so located Farley, who was inside the hallway of the single-wide trailer close to the bathroom. Troopers found what appeared to be an active meth lab along with several items used in the manufacture of methamphetamine inside the bathroom. A small amount of a green leafy substance suspected to be marijuana was also found.
Farley was charged with manufacturing methamphetamine, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of meth precursor, possession of marijuana and buy/possession of drug paraphernalia. He was also served with an Alabama warrant for unlawful manufacturing of controlled substances.
Farley was lodged in the Harlan County Detention Center.
In other police activity:
• Billy Joe Pace, 32, of Harlan, was arrested by Harlan City Police Officer Derrick Noe on Tuesday. According to the warrant obtained by Noe, Pace had two laptop computers in his possession that had been stolen from Fred Owens’ law office as well as several items that had been stolen from Resale 101. Pace attempted to sell the items knowing they had been stolen. He was charged with receiving stolen property under $10,000 and receiving stolen property under $500 and lodged in the Harlan County Detention Center on a $5,000 full cash bond;
• Rebecca D. Lewis, 29, of Eolia, was arrested by Cumberland City Police Officer Mark Saylor on Saturday. Lewis was charged with first-degree possession of a controlled substance, illegal possession of a legend drug, buy/possession of drug paraphernalia and first-degree trafficking a controlled substance. She was lodged in the Harlan County Detention Center on a $15,000 full cash bond;
• William McCall, 53, of Cumberland, was arrested on Saturday by Saylor on charges of first-degree possession of a controlled substance, prescription controlled substance not in original container, buy/possession of drug paraphernalia and first-degree trafficking a controlled substance. He was lodged in the Harlan County Detention Center on a $15,000 full cash bond;
• Krystal H. Ward, 25, of Harlan, was arrested on Tuesday by Harlan County Sheriff’s Chief Deputy Matt Cope on a probation violation. She was lodged in the Harlan County Detention Center.
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