Lily man facing Criminal Abuse & Trafficking charges

james reeves jr

Laurel County, Ky. (November 27, 2019) - Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Laurel Sheriff's Deputy Brent France Along with Deputy Allen Turner arrested James Anthony Reeves age 30 of Lily on Sunday night November 24, 2019 at approximately 8:15 PM.

The arrest occurred off Tackett Spur Road, approximately 7 miles South of London while deputies were conducting a welfare check there.

Upon arrival at the scene, deputies located:

  • A glass pipe
  • Straws,
  • Suspected crystal Methamphetamine
  • A large sum of US currency

Deputies noted the house was not suitable for living conditions with a five-year-old child present inside the residence.

James Anthony Reeves was charged with:

  • Criminal abuse – third-degree – child 12 or under
  • Trafficking in a controlled substance – first-degree – first offense – Methamphetamine

This individual was lodged in the Laurel County Correctional Center.

Photo of accused attached is courtesy of the Laurel County Correctional Center.


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