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Methamphetamine found during Arrests near Corbin, Kentucky of 2 Theft Suspects wanted on Indictment Warrants

PRESS RELEASE LSO Sheriff John Root

LONDON, KY (January 21, 2023) - Laurel County Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Laurel Sheriff's Deputy Wes Brown arrested two individuals near Corbin in southern Laurel County on Friday afternoon January 20, 2023 at approximately 4:34 PM.

The arrests occurred at Walmart after Walmart's loss prevention team detained the individuals and upon deputies arrival an investigation was conducted.

During the investigation a male subject was found with suspected Methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia in his possession.

In addition, it was learned through investigation that the two individuals had allegedly taken $152.02 worth of merchandise from Walmart without paying for it.

Also the two individuals were determined to be wanted on outstanding warrants.

The two arrested individuals were identified as Otis Godsey age 49 of Osbourne Road, Corbin, KY and Tina Lynn Godsey age 55 of Osbourne Road, Corbin, Ky. 

 Otis Tina LSO

Otis Godsey and Tina Lynn Godsey

Otis Godsey was charged with:

  • Possession of a controlled substance – first-degree – first offense – Methamphetamine
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia
  • Theft by unlawful taking – shoplifting

In addition, this subject was charged on a Whitley Circuit Court indictment warrant of arrest charging:

  • Theft of a motor vehicle registration plate

Tina Godsey was charged with;

  • Theft by unlawful taking – shoplifting

In addition, this subject was charged on a Whitley Circuit Court indictment warrant of arrest charging:

  • Theft of motor vehicle registration plate

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

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

Also assisting on the investigation and arrests were: Laurel Sheriff's Deputy Zach Allen, Deputy Austyn Weddle, and Deputy Stephen Walker

 

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