LSO Deputies find Counterfeit US Currency and Drugs during Investigation on a Suspicious Vehicle

Contaband Scalf Moore arrest

LONDON, KY - Laurel County Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Laurel Sheriff's Deputy Justin Taylor along with Deputy Landry Collett and shift Sgt. John Inman arrested two individuals early Tuesday morning April 6, 2021 at approximately 4:26 AM.

The arrest occurred in a business parking lot off Highway 312 approximately 10 miles South of London after deputies conducted an investigation on a suspicious vehicle-a gray Ford F-150 located in the parking lot there and occupied by two individuals.

Deputies detected the odor of alcoholic beverages and Marijuana emitting from the vehicle and located:

  • Suspected Methamphetamine
  • Glass smoking pipes
  • Marijuana
  • Over $2000 in counterfeit US currency

Scalf Moore

The two arrested individuals were identified as:

Person in the driver seat – Larry Scalf age 45 of Paris Karr Rd., Keavy charged with:

  • Trafficking in a controlled substance – first-degree – first offense – Methamphetamine
  • Alcohol intoxication in a public place
  • Criminal possession of forged instrument – second-degree
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia
  • Possession of Marijuana

The passenger in the vehicle identified as Christa Moore age 33 of Acorn Dr., Corbin charged with:

  • Possession of a controlled substance – first-degree – first offense – Methamphetamine
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia

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

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

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

Photo of contraband found attached to this report.


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