LONDON, KY - Laurel County Sheriff John Root and London City Police Chief Chuck Johnson announce that: Margaret A. Sanderson age 40 of Cherry Ave., Corbin, KY was arrested on Sunday morning September 10, 2023 at approximately 4:17 AM.
The arrest occurred off Robert E. Cox Road, approximately 12 miles South of London after this subject was charged on a Laurel District Court complaint warrant of arrest obtained as a result of a Laurel County Drug Interdiction Task Force investigation regarding a quantity of Methamphetamine being delivered to a business parking lot in southern Laurel County.
Task force members observed the suspect vehicle entering the parking lot and conducted a traffic stop and found Margaret Sanderson in possession of:
- A large amount of suspected Methamphetamine
- Digital scales
The warrant charges:
- Trafficking in a controlled substance – first-degree – first offense – Methamphetamine
- Possession of drug paraphernalia
In addition, this subject was charged on a Laurel District Court complaint warrant of arrest charging:
- Theft by unlawful taking
- This subject was charged on a Laurel District Court complaint warrant of arrest obtained by task force members after an investigation at a traffic safety checkpoint where this individual was found in possession of suspected Methamphetamine.
This individual was lodged in the Laurel County Correctional Center.
Photo of accused attached is courtesy of the Laurel County Correctional Center.
The Laurel County Drug Interdiction Task Force will continue to investigate illegal drug trafficking in Laurel County.