LSO welfare check on two-year-old child results in three arrests

Laurel County, KY - Sheriff John Root is reporting that Detective Kevin Berry along with Lieut. Greg Poynter and Deputy Brandon Broughton arrested three individuals at apartments off American Greeting Card Road, approximately 10 miles south London on Wednesday afternoon, May 11, 2016, at approximately 4:23 PM.

The arrests occurred after deputies were dispatched to conduct a welfare check on a two-year-old child there. When deputies arrived at the scene and conducted an investigation, they found the child with a grandmother and another female relative who were not in the apartment in question.

Deputies conducted a consent search on the apartment in question and found 16 needles, 4 meth pipes, two spoons with residue, and a pop can bottom containing residue that tested positive for methamphetamine.

The three individuals arrested are identified as Ashley Eversole, age 22, of Corbin Manor Apts., Corbin; Kyle O'Brien, age 31, of Indianapolis, Ind.; and Gary May, Jr., age 31, of Indianapolis, Ind.

All three individuals were charged with possession of drug paraphernalia. The three were lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center.

Social services was called to the scene to conduct an investigation and the child was placed with a relative. An investigation is continuing.

Photos of the three individuals arrested are courtesy of the Laurel County Detention Center.

A photo of paraphernalia seized is also included.



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