Eight Arrested on Meth Charges in Hart County

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) -- On May 2, Kentucky State Police say they received a drug tip from the Barren County Sheriff’s Office in reference to multiple suspected methamphetamine labs at a residence in Hart County.

KSP says units were also advised that William Milby, a wanted fugitive, was also at that location.

After receiving the information, troopers say they responded to 992 Little Blue Springs Church Road to attempt to make contact with the residents.

Upon arrival, contact was made with a resident of the property, Brandi Milby. After a brief conversation with Ms. Milby, her husband, William Milby, entered the living room and advised troopers he had a warrant and wished to be arrested. Troopers say they advised the Milby’s of the initial complaint in which both consented to a search of the property.

KSP says the search of the property yielded two suspected one-step methamphetamine labs, several precursors used to manufacture methamphetamine, marijuana, drug paraphernalia, and several firearms.

Troopers arrested eight individuals in connection with the items located inside the residence, with one being a juvenile, for a total of 147 charges.

The eight individuals whom were arrested are: William T. Milby (38), Horse Cave, Brandi R. Milby (40), Horse Cave, Zachary T. Milby (19), Horse Cave, Brandy N. Thomas (27), Cave City, Jimmy L. Jones (40), Cave City, Jeremy D. Bush (34), Cave City, Sierra D. Jessie (22), Glasgow, & Juvenile (17), Cave City.

KSP says each is charged with: Manufacturing Methamphetamine 1st Offense (2 Counts), Manufacturing Methamphetamine 1st Offense (2 Counts)(Enhancement), Manufacturing Methamphetamine 1st Offense (2 Counts)(Complicity), Unlawful Possession of Meth Precursor 1st Offense, Unlawful Possession of Meth Precursor 1st Offense (Enhancement), Unlawful Possession of Meth Precursor 1st Offense (Complicity), Tampering with Physical Evidence, Tampering with Physical Evidence (Enhancement), Tampering with Physical Evidence (Complicity), Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Marijuana (Enhancement), Possession of Marijuana (Complicity), Drug Paraphernalia-Possess, Drug Paraphernalia-Possess (Enhancement), & Drug Paraphernalia-Possess (Complicity).

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