Three Arrests during Drug Complaint Investigation in Laurel County, Kentucky

PRESS RELEASE LSO Sheriff John Root

LONDON, KY (May 16, 2022) - Laurel County Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Laurel Sheriff's K-9 Detective Jake Miller along with Major Chuck Johnson, Detective Bryon Lawson, Detective Robert Reed, and Deputy Greg Poynter arrested three subjects on Friday afternoon May 13, 2022 at approximately 2:17 PM.

The arrests occurred at a residence off Pine Grove School Road, approximately 3 miles South of London while deputies were investigating a drug complaint there.

Deputies found suspected Methamphetamine and Heroin in the residence and charged three individuals identified as:

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Heather Rast age 27 of Pine Grove School Road, London, KY charged with:

  • Possession of a controlled substance – third-degree – first offense – Heroin

Lance Rast age 36 of Pine Grove School Road, London, KY charged with:

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

Christopher Laster age 46 of John Parker Road, Lily, KY charged with:

  • Possession of 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.

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

K-9 Detective Jake Miller is the case officer.

 

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