Man charged with manufacturing meth
BURGIN — Officers received information Saturday regarding an active meth lab in the city of Burgin. After contacting Chief Jim Caldwell of the Burgin Police, a discovery was made of an active meth cook on West Mill Street.
Marvin Mullins, 42, was arrested and charged with manufacturing meth. He is lodged in the Boyle County Detention Center.
Drugs lead to arrests
HARRODSBURG — A series of drug-related arrests were made Saturday.
- During a traffic stop, a vehicle belonging to Kimberly Johnson, 34, was searched after Harrodsburg officers spotted items that led them to believe there was drug activity going on, according to Lt. Chad Powell. Upon further investigation, there were 15 syringes were found, one containing an unknown substance, as well as Lortab and Clonazepam. Johnson was charged with first-degree possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.
- Officers were called to Old Fort Harrod State Park after a suspicious person complaint was lodged. With the help of Mercer County Sheriff’s Department’s K9 Unit, methamphetamines and drug paraphernalia were found in a vehicle belonging to Tony Sparks, 33. He was charged with manufacturing methamphetamine, second or greater offense, and is being held in the Boyle County Detention Center.
- Officers received information regarding two active meth labs in Mercer County and the city of Burgin. Partnering with the Mercer County Sheriff’s Department, officers searched a residence on Leesburg Road. Thomas F. Lewis was charged with first-degree possession of a controlled substance for the methamphetamine, with second degree possession of a controlled substance for the amphetamine, and with possession of drug paraphernalia.
HARRODSBURG — A man was arrested on Saturday, after he allegedly entered a residence on Hillcrest Drive and assaulted a female resident. A fight occurred on East Office Street, following the incident, police said.
William Bartleson, 37, was arrested on charges of first-degree burglary and second-degree assault. Another man was injured when the two entered the residence. He was taken to University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center. Charges are pending upon release.
Wreck injures one
HARRODSBURG — A two-car wreck occurred Saturday, at the intersection of Mooreland Avenue and South College Street.
According to Harrodsburg police officer Marlena Pike, of Harrodsburg, claimed her light turned green, so she proceeded through the light and was struck by Emily Wheatley of Lebanon. Wheatley claimed her light was still yellow as she drove through.
Pike complained of leg and abdominal pain and was transported to the James B. Haggin Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.