12 Meth Labs Found in Ashland Residence; 3 Arrested

ASHLAND, Ky. (WSAZ) -- Three people have been arrested after Boyd County Sheriff’s Deputies find 12 meth labs in a house in Ashland.

The Sheriff’s Office says the multiple meth labs were found at residence at 1500 Hilton Avenue about 9 p.m. Thursday. Deputies searched the residence after they say a confidential informant purchased meth at the house.

Besides the 12 meth labs, deputies say they found meth, drug paraphernalia and money.

Deputies arrested two residents of the house Benjamin Ward, 39, and Michael Crisp, 39, along with Michelle Vaughn, 39, of Ashland.

Ward and Vaughn are charged with trafficking meth and manufacturing meth. Crisp is charged with manufacturing meth and possession of meth.

All three were taken to the Boyd County Detention Center..

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