LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)- The Laurel County Sheriff’s office has arrested a juvenile after a drug bust resulted in the seizure of a large amount of marijuana and weapons. Further investigation resulted in the arrest of three adults.
According to Sheriff John Root, the investigation netted 11 pounds of marijuana oil, 16 pounds of high-grade California marijuana, 30 pounds of gummies laced with marijuana oil, and 349 vape pins. Investigators also found multiple weapons.
The 16-year-old male juvenile was charged with trafficking marijuana over 5 pounds; possession of drug paraphernalia; three counts of possession of a handgun by a minor.
Further investigation led to the arrest of three adults in possession of a large quantity of marijuana including processed marijuana and marijuana oil.
- Joshua C. Brown Age 25 of Taylor Subdivision Rd., London charged with trafficking in marijuana – more than 8 ounces but under 5 pounds –1st
- Harmony Vaughn age 20 of Taylor Subdivision Rd., London charged with trafficking in marijuana – 8 ounces or more but under 5 pounds – first offense.
- Austin May age 20 of Mount Moriah Rd., London charged with trafficking in marijuana more than 8 ounces but under 5 pounds – first offense.
A press release says the marijuana had made its way into the local school system.
The juvenile has been detained in the Breathitt Co. Detention Center. The three subsequent adult arrests are lodged in the Laurel Co. Detention Center.