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DRUG BUST IN LOUISA!

Six Arrested on Meth Charges in Louisa, Ky.

Thursday, 22 January 2015 13:00 -

written by Wade Queen

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LESLIE SCOTT TRIPLETT

LARRY SALYER

WESLEY R. TRIPLETT

SHANDRA L. WELLS

JAIMIE L. TRIPLETT

STEVEN L. HOLBROOK

Six people face meth making charges following their arrests by Lawrence County, Ky. Sheriff's Deputies on Tuesday night.

Chief Deputy Mark Wheeler says deputies went to a residence on Swift Lane to serve a warrant and follow up on an investigation involving the purchase of large amounts of Pseudoephedrine and possible meth activity.

While serving the warrant, the deputies say they observed numerous items of paraphernalia including a loaded syringe.

After obtaining a search warrant, the deputies say they found multiple syringes, plates with meth residue, prescription pills and other drug paraphernalia. They also located multiple items used to manufacture meth, including Lye, Lighter Fluid, and Sulfuric Acid.

Wheeler also says a recent shake and bake meth lab was found in the kitchen area along with several smoker bottles which still had fumes coming from them and a jar containing what was believed to be meth.

As a result of the search, Leslie Scott Triplett 39, Weslie R. Triplett, 39, Jamie L. Triplett 33, Steven L. Holbrook, 38, Larry Salyer, 50, and Shandra L. Wells, 41, all of Louisa. were arrested.

All six were charged with Manufacturing Meth with more charges pending.

Leslie Triplett and Steven Holbrook were also served with outstanding bench warrants. Holbrook is facing charges of RECKLESS DRIVING; FAILURE TO WEAR SEAT BELTS; CONTEMPT OF COURT LIBEL/SLANDER RESISTANCE TO ORDER.

The Leslie Triplett was immediately taken to the Big Sandy Detention Center Tuesday evening, while the remaining five were taken to a local hospital to be decontaminated before being lodged in the Big Sandy Detention Center in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

January 22, 2015;

THELEVISALAZER.COM

CITY COUNCIL MEMBER ARRESTED BY CITY POLICE IN DOMESTIC DISPUTE;

 

Suspect allegedly stabbed husband...Police chief sends summary;

Sunday, 18 January 2015

written by Wade Queen

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Summary of Schaeffer arrest:

"...On January 14, 2015 at 22:35 officers were dispatched to the residence of Lisa and Jeff Schaeffer to investigate the report made by their minor child that his mother was trying to stab his father.

Sgt. Steven Wilburn and Ptl. Juluis Musick of the Louisa Police Department responded to the scene, upon investigation it was determined that Lisa Schaeffer and her husband Jeff Schaeffer had been involved in an argument over his lack of discipline on his son for having bad grades.

Further investigation showed that the argument had escalated to the point that Mrs. Schaeffer pulled a kitchen knife on her husband and made verbal threats to stab him. When Mrs. Schaeffer went toward the victim Jeff Schaeffer he was cut by her on his hand. Lisa Schaeffer was arrested and charged with Assault 2nd Domestic Violence a class C felony and was logged in the Big Sandy Regional Detention Center.

Deputies Wilhite & Keefer with the Lawrence County Sheriff Office assisted with the case." --Louisa Police Chief Greg Fuggitt

LAWRENCE COUNTY ARRESTS - JANUARY 12-18, 2015


Lisa M. Schaeffer, 51, of Louisa, was arrested on January 15, 2015 at 12:54 A.M. by patrol officer Steven Wilburn of the Louisa Police Department, and was charged with: ASSAULT, 2ND DEGREE - DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.

Lowell Justin Maynard, 26, of Louisa, turned himself in on January 12, 2015 at 6:28 P.M. to the Lawrence County Sheriff Office, and was charged with: CONTEMPT OF COURT LIBEL/SLANDER RESISTANCE TO ORDER.

Gary D. Sizemore, 50, of Louisa, was arrested on January 14, 2015 at 6:47 P.M. by patrol officer Steven Wilburn of the Louisa Police Department, and was charged with: TRAFFICING IN CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, 2ND DEGREE, 1ST OFFENSE - (<20D.U.DRUG UNSPECIFIED SCHEDULE 3).

David Daniels, 38, of Louisa, was arrested on January 15, 2015 at 1:13 A.M. by patrol officer Hunter James of the Louisa Police Department, and was charged with: SERVING BENCH WARRANT FOR COURT. 

Deborah K. Fitch, 60, of Louisa, was arrested on January 15, 2015 at 7:45 P.M. by patrol officer Hunter James of the Louisa Police Department, and was charged with: SERVING BENCH WARRANT FOR COURT.

Gary D. Brewer, 65, of Louisa, was arrested January 15, 2015 at 12:38 P.M. by Court Security Officer William Leedy of the Lawrence County Sheriff Office, and was charged with: • CONTEMPT OF COURT LIBEL/SLANDER RESISTANCE TO ORDER.

Matthew Webb, 30, was arrested on January 15, 2015 at 11:23 p.M. by patrol officer Julius Musick of the Louisa Police Department, and was charged with: • SERVING BENCH WARRANT FOR COURT.

Bruce E. Fields, 37, of Louisa was arrested on January 16, 2015 at 8:24 p.M. by patrol officer Jordan Miller of the Louisa Police Department, and was charged with:

IMPROPER REGISTRATION PLATE; NO REGISTRATION PLATES; OPERATING ON SUSPENDED OR REVOKED OPERATING LICENSE; FAILURE TO REGISTER TRANSFER OF MOTOR VEHICLE; FAILURE TO PRODUCE INSURANCE CARD; FAILURE OF OWNER TO MAINTAIN REQUIRED INSURANCE/SECURITY, 1ST OFFENSE; NO REGISTRATION RECEIPT; POSSESSING LICENSE WHEN PRIVILEGES ARE REVOKED; SERVING BENCH WARRANT FOR COURT.

Kenneth P. Halverson, 57, of Tennyson, Indiana, was arrested in Lawrence County at 8: 32 P.M. on January 16, 2015 by trooper Shane Copley of the Kentucky State Police, Ashland Post 14 and was charged with: POSSESSION OF HANDGUN BY CONVICTED FELON.

Mark R. Ellis, 51, of Louisa, turned himself in on January 16, 2015 at 5:30 P.M. to the Lawrence County Sheriff Office, and was charged with: CONTEMPT OF COURT LIBEL/SLANDER RESISTANCE TO ORDER.

Samuel D. Borders, 32, of Lomansville, Ky, was arrested January 16, 2015 at 1:30 A.M. by deputy Mason Keefer of the Lawrence County Sheriff Office, and was charged with: SERVING BENCH WARRANT FOR COURT; SERVING PAROLE VIOLATION WARRANT; ALCOHOL INTOXICATION IN A PUBLIC PLACE (1ST & 2ND OFFENSE).

Chase Howard, 26, of Boonescamp, Ky, was arrested January 17, 2015 at 11:58 P.M. by chief deputy Mark Wheeler of the Lawrence County Sheriff Office, and was charged with: OPERATING MOTOR VEHICLE UNDER/INFLUENCE ALCOHOL/DRUGS/ETC. .08 4TH OR >; OPERATING ON SUSPENDED OR REVOKED OPERATING LICENSE; DRUG PARAPHERNALIA - BUY/POSSESS; POSSESSION CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, 3RD DEGREE - DRUG UNSPECIFIED.

Sheila L. Blackburn,  50, of Louisa, was arrested on January 17, 2015 at 9:09 P.M. by patrol officer Hunter James of the Louisa Police Department, and was charged with: OPERATING MOTOR VEHICLE UNDER/INFLUENCE ALCOHOL/DRUGS/ETC. .08 - 2ND OFFENSE; POSSESSION CONTROL SUBSTANCE 1ST DEGREE 1ST OFFENSE (DRUG UNSPECIFIED); DRUG PARAPHERNALIA - BUY/POSSESS.


January 21, 2015;

Fiscal Court votes to take action in FIVCO deals...

WHERE'S OUR JOBS?

LOUISA, Ky. -- Distict 2 magistrate John J. Lemaster told court members yesterday they should take immediate action of some type to force Area Development District FIVCO and specifically "East Park", an industrial site which borders Boyd, Elliot and Carter Counties to apply the agreement as it was first made in 2001.

District 2 magistrate John J. Lemaster heated up the mild January regular fiscal court meeting with some pointed questions to FIVCO.District 2 magistrate John J. Lemaster heated up the mild January regular fiscal court meeting with some pointed questions to FIVCO.The discussion came at the end of a ho-hum regular monthly meeting that paid the bills, approved the minutes of three special mettings and set the speed limit at 25 MPH at Yellow Creek and Maynard Branch. The court also set the federal mileage reimbursement rate at 57.5 cents.

Economic Development Coordinator Catrina Vargo reported from trips she has made to meetings in Louisville and Frankfort on behalf of "selling" Lawrence County.

"The main thing is finding out what we need to have ready and how to persuede prospective companies to build here," Vargo said. "We are getting our foot in the door and finding out how we need to prepare our "package" here locally," Vargo said.

Judge Exec. John Osborne, left and County Clerk Chris Jobe pose before the meeting.Judge Exec. John Osborne, left and County Clerk Chris Jobe pose before the meeting.She said three colleges and/or universities have shown interest in using the Courthouse Annex as a Lawrence County headquarters. A meeting is being set up between the interested parties.

When the presentation was over LeMaster asked point blank about the area development district board and how the county communicates with FIVCO concerning the East Park development site.

Through further discussion it was learned by the court that an industrial park  (East Park) that was apparently done on a "handshake deal" between Lawrence, Elliot and Carter County facilitated by FIVCO in 2001. The tract of property has been prepared and some businesses have moved in.

Louisa businessman Dave Michael represents the county on the East Point project, Osborne said.

New Dist 4 magistrate Rick Blackburn (center)  readies for the meeting with Morrie Howard, left, and earl Boggs.New Dist 4 magistrate Rick Blackburn (center) readies for the meeting with Morrie Howard, left, and earl Boggs.But, Lemaster pointed out, Lawrence Countians have only three jobs at East Park.

"We ought to have at least 13 or fourteen based on the number of total employed there," he said. "I know that doesn't sound like too many jobs but in this day and time any job is valuable. I can't see how the miscommunication between this court and FIVCO has gotten to this point.'

County Attorney Mike Hogan, who announced last week that he will seek the Kentucky Republican Party's nomination of Ky. Attorney General, said he is ready to file the necessarily complaints which, he said, should get their attention." 

"It's a proven fact they aren't going to listen to us if we just keep going along as it is," Osborne said so I think we should go fot it. The court agreed and Hogan said he will report back at the next court meeting.

"It's good to see this court begin to look at the bigger picture and begin to look at bigger projects and be more competitiove," Hogan said.

Judge Executive John Osborne noted that Lawrence County paid more than $200,000 into the deal and is supposed to be guaranteed 13% of all jobs at the industrial park.


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