Laurel County, KY - Sheriff John Root is reporting that two additional subjects were arrested on Laurel Lake Road North, approximately 7 miles west of London on Thursday morning February 25, 2016 at approximately 10:44 AM.
The arrests were part of a continuing investigation in that area that originated on February 19 after Sheriff John Root received a complaint concerning illegal drug activity in that area and assigned his special response unit to conduct surveillance in that area.
Information was developed and a search warrant was obtained and three individuals were arrested earlier, and crystal methamphetamine a large amount of marijuana, U.S. currency along with drug paraphernalia were seized by Sheriff's deputies.
The two individuals arrested on Thursday February 25, 2016 were identified as:
A total of 5 persons have been arrested in the Laurel Lake Road North area as investigations continue. Investigations into illegal drug activity will be continuing by the Laurel County Sheriff's office.
Assisting on the investigation and arrests Thursday were:
Sheriff John Root, Laurel County Sheriff's office Special Response Unit headed by Major Rodney Van Zant with team members: Detective Kevin Berry, Detective Jason Back, and Deputy John Inman.
Also assisting were:
Captain Chuck Johnson, Lieut. Greg Poynter, Sgt. Brett Reeves, Deputy Shawn Boroviak, Deputy Craig Sutton, Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, Cpl. Jack Caudill, and Bailiff Robert Reed.
The investigation will be continuing by Detective Jason Back.
Photos of accused attached are courtesy of the Laurel County Detention Center.