Laurel County, KY, sheriff charges 2 with drug trafficking
A man and woman are facing drug trafficking and other charges after they were found with more than two pounds of methamphetamine during a traffic stop Tuesday morning, the Laurel County Sheriff’s Office said.
Michael Christopher Berry and Amara Paige Creech were in a Nissan that officers stopped about four miles south of London on U.S. 25 at 1:57 a.m., the sheriff’s office said in a Facebook post.
“Following a probable cause search,” the sheriff’s office said they found the meth; six guns, one of which was reported stolen; marijuana, and a large amount of cash.
Berry, 40, of Rineyville, and Creech, 34, of Highland, Ill., were charged with methamphetamine trafficking, trafficking marijuana and possession of a stolen firearm, the sheriff’s office said.
They were taken to the Laurel County Detention Center. The sheriff’s office said London City Police assisted them on the case.