Methamphetamine Arrest: Nude Female found Hiding during Investigation of Reported Stabbing in Leslie County, Kentucky

HYDEN. KY - (November 6, 2022) - Leslie County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that on Sunday, November 6, 2022 at approximately 9:00 A.M., Chief Deputy Jeremy Vega answered a domestic dispute on Coon Creek Road where one person was reported stabbed.

Upon arrival Chief Deputy Vega made contact with a male, female and small child on the bottom floor of the house and a female hiding nude on the top floor of the house.

After further investigating Chief Deputy Vega discovered that nobody had been stabbed, but the male had accidentally cut himself unrelated to the domestic.

It was also discovered the two females had been in a physical altercation.

Chief Deputy Vega located a bag of suspected Crystal Methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia on one of the females. She was arrested while the other female went to the hospital by ambulance after complaining of head injuries.

The arrested female was indentified as Kimberly Deaton, 23 of Hazard, KY.

Kimberly Deaton was charged with:

  • Possession of controlled substance 1st (Methamphetamines)
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia

This individual was lodged in the Leslie County Detention Center.

Photo of the accused is from Leslie County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page.


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