Mount Vernon man found with drug paraphernalia during investigation at traffic stop in Laurel County, Ky.

Joseph Alan Baker 600

LONDON, KY (September 22, 2020) - Laurel County Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Laurel Sheriff's Deputy Justin Taylor arrested Joseph Alan Baker age 28 of Pine Hill Cir., Mount Vernon, KY early Tuesday morning September 22, 2020 at approximately 2:34 AM.

The arrest occurred off I–75 at KY 909 approximately 10 miles north of London following a traffic stop conducted on a black Buick Lacrosse.

During the investigation, deputies found this individual in possession of:

  • A loaded syringe
  • Filters
  • Hypodermic syringes
  • Digital scales

Joseph Alan Baker was charged with:

  • Possession of a controlled substance – second-degree
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia

This individual was lodged in the Laurel County Correctional Center.

Photo of accused attached is courtesy of the Laurel County Correctional Center.

Assisting for the Sheriff's office were: Deputy Landry Collett, Deputy James Fox, and Deputy Tommy Houston.


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