LONDON, KY - Laurel County Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Laurel Sheriff's Deputy Stephen Walker arrested two individuals on Friday night April 28, 2023 at approximately 8:04 PM.
The arrests occurred at a residence off KY 1006, approximately 1/2 mile South of London after Deputy Walker was dispatched to assist social services on a referral call.
During the investigation, Tabitha Hinkle age 38 of London, KY was found in possession of drug paraphernalia containing a white residue believed to be Methamphetamine in an area accessible to children living there.
Deputy Walker found scales with residue, a spoon with residue, and items used as a tourniquet.
In addition, Deputy Walker found a male subject identified as, Michael Vann age 44 of London, KY, who was wanted on a probation violation warrant, hiding in the bathroom.
Tabitha Hinkle was charged with:
- Endangering the welfare of a minor
- Possession of drug paraphernalia
- Possession of a controlled substance – first-degree – first offense – Methamphetamine
Michael Vann was charged on a Fayette District Court complaint warrant of arrest charging probation violation regarding:
- Failure to attend counseling
These two individuals were lodged in the Laurel County Correctional Center.
Photos of accused attached are courtesy of the Laurel County Correctional center.