Police Discover Suspected Methamphetamine after Driver Exhibits Suspicious Behavior during Traffice Stop in Southeast Kentucky

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LONDON, KY (January 14, 2021) - Laurel County Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Laurel Sheriff's Deputy Landry Collett along with Deputy Justin Taylor and shift Sgt. John Inman arrested Robert Arlan Havens, Jr. early Thursday morning January 14, 2021 at approximately 2:50 AM.

The arrest occurred in a business parking lot off Highway 312 approximately 10 miles South of London after Deputy Collett conducted a traffic stop on a black Chevrolet Tahoe.

During the stop the driver exhibited suspicious behavior.

Deputies Taylor and Inman assisted Deputy Collett and discovered the driver in possession of:

  • Suspected Methamphetamine
  • Digital scales
  • Pills

Robert Arlan Havens, Jr. was charged with:

  • Possession of a controlled substance – first-degree – first offense – Methamphetamine
  • Possession of a Controlled substance – third-degree
  • Prescription controlled substances not in proper container – first offense
  • Failure to signal

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This individual was lodged in the Laurel County Correctional Center.

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

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


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