Two Arrests with Contraband seized following Drug Investigation by Deputies in Laurel County, Kentucky

Contraband seized LSO 1 13 2022

LONDON, KY (January 13, 2022 - Laurel County Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Laurel Sheriff's Deputy Justin Taylor along with Deputy Landry Collett arrested two individuals early Thursday morning January 13, 2022 at approximately 12:34 AM.

The arrests occurred on a business parking lot approximately 3 miles east of London following a drug investigation conducted on occupants of a black colored Jeep Grand Cherokee.

During the investigation:

The driver – Sammy Bowling age 35 of Joe Morgan Road, London, KY was found in possession of:

  • Suspected Methamphetamine
  • A glass smoking pipe
  • Several used plastic bags

A passenger – Bryan Wineberry age 35 of Rebecca Lane, London, KY was found in possession of:

  • Suspected Methamphetamine
  • A used hypodermic syringe
  • A scale weight
  • Several unused distribution bags

Bowling Wineberry arrests LSO 1 13 2022

Both driver and passenger were arrested.

Sammy Bowling was charged with:

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

Bryan Wineberry was charged with:

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

In addition, this subject was charged on a Laurel District Court bench warrant of arrest charging failure to appear in court on charges of:

  • Operating a motor vehicle under the influence – first offense

Also, this subject was charged on a Laurel Circuit Court bench warrant of arrest charging probation violation regarding charges of:

  • Theft by failure to make required disposition of property
  • A probation violation

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 provided by arresting deputies.

Laurel County Sheriff John Root stated that: :Drug investigations and arrests will continue in Laurel County."


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