Two Kentucky Residents Charged with Trafficking in Methamphetamine & Heroin near London

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LONDON, KY - Laurel County Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Laurel Sheriff's Deputy Justin Taylor along with Deputy Tommy Houston, Deputy Landry Collett, Deputy James Fox, and shift Sgt. John Inman arrested two individuals at a business off US 25 approximately 1 mile north of London while conducting a drug investigation there early Tuesday morning November 17, 2020 at approximately 4:45 AM.

The arrests occurred after deputies found two individuals in possession of: Suspected Methamphetamine, suspected Heroin, digital scales, and a loaded hypodermic needle in their vehicle, a black colored Chevrolet Silverado outside the business.

The two arrested individuals were identified as:

Lauren Taylor Gannon age 29 of Somerset St., Stanford, KY charged with:

  • Trafficking in a controlled substance – first-degree – first offense – Methamphetamine
  • Trafficking in a controlled substance – first offense – Heroin
  • Possession of a controlled substance – first-degree – first offense – Methamphetamine
  • Possession of Drug paraphernalia

Samuel Alex McKinley age 24 of Somerset St., Stamford, KY charged with:

  • Trafficking in a controlled substance – first-degree – second offense – Methamphetamine;
  • Trafficking in a controlled substance – first offense – Heroin
  • Possession of a controlled substance – first-degree – first offense – Methamphetamine
  • Possession of Drug paraphernalia

 These two individuals were lodged in the Laurel County Correctional Center.

Photos of accused attached are courtesy of the Laurel County Correctional Center.

Photo of contraband seized attached to this report.

Laurel County Sheriff John Root stated that drug investigations and arrests will continue in Laurel County.


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