Three Arrested in Greenup County Meth Bust

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

GREENUP, Ky. (WSAZ) -- Three people were arrested during a meth bust in Greenup County Saturday evening.

Sheriff Keith Cooper says members of the Drug Interdiction team found a large amount meth inside a car they stopped in South Shore.

Cooper say deputies then searched a residence in the 200-block of Sunshine Lane in South Shore where they found an active meth lab and a large amount of drug paraphernalia.

The Sheriff also says there was a five-year-old in the residence.

Deputies arrested and charged Dennis Carby, 45, of South Shore, with manufacturing meth, wanton endangerment and possession of heroin.

Also arrested was Tasmine Hammon, 25, of Sciotoville, Ohio, and Alvin Branham, 42, of Portsmouth, Ohio. Both were charged with trafficking in meth.

All three people were taken to the Greenup County Detention Center.

Copper says additional charges are expected in the case.

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