The “War on Drugs” continues in Laurel County, Kentucky
Methamphetamine (approximately 232 grams)
LONDON, KY (April 30, 2022) - Laurel County Sheriff John Root is reporting that: The 75/80 Interdiction Team comprised of Barbourville City Police, Clay County Sheriff’s Office and Laurel County Sheriff's interdiction units arrested three individuals on Friday night April 29, 2022 at approximately 9:04 PM.
The arrests occurred on the I-75 exit ramp to KY 192 in London following a traffic stop conducted on a silver colored Pontiac G6.
During the stop Laurel Sheriff's K-9 Detective Jake Miller deployed his K-9 “Maverick” to conduct a free air sniff of the vehicle.
K-9 Maverick gave a positive indication on the vehicle and as a result of the investigation the three individuals were found in possession of a large amount of suspected Methamphetamine (approximately 232 grams).
The three arrested individuals were identified as:
The driver Brian A. Osborne age 42 of Old Rail Road Lane, Artemus, KY charged with:
- Complicity- trafficking in a controlled substance – first-degree – first offense-Methamphetamine
Jessica M. Cathers age 35 of Evergreen Road, Flat Lick, KY charged with:
- Complicity – trafficking in a controlled substance – first-degree – first offense-Methamphetamine
Francis Zadrozny age 47 of Galaxie Drive, Trosper, KY charged with:
- Trafficking in a controlled substance – first-degree – first offense – Methamphetamine
All three individuals were lodged in the Laurel County Correctional Center.
Photos of accused attached are courtesy of the Laurel County Correctional Center.
Photo of K-9 “Maverick” provided by the Laurel County Sheriff's Office.
Officers participating in the investigation included:
- Carl Middleton with Barbourville Police Department is the case officer
- Wes Brumley with Clay County Sheriff’s Office
- Laurel Sheriff's interdiction unit Landry Collett
- Laurel Sheriff's K-9 Detective Jake Miller
- Laurel Deputy Bobby Jones
- Laurel Deputy Brian France
Photo of contraband seized provided by arresting officers.
Also assisting was London City Police Officer Ashley Taylor.
The “War on Drugs” continues in Laurel County.