Police: Man found with methamphetamine in Henry County home during child welfare visit

jwarren@herald-leader.comMarch 27, 2014 

A child welfare visit to a Henry County home Wednesday led to a drug arrest, state police said.

According to the Cambellsburg state police post, troopers went to the home of Jeffrey Popp, 39, of Smithfield, to assist with a child-welfare visit.

Inside the home, officers found about 4 grams of methamphetamine, plus items used to sell the drug, police said.

Popp was charged with trafficking in methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine, possession of a controlled substance and possession of marijuana. He was being held in the Shelby County jail.

No children were in the home at the time of the arrest, troopers said.

Jim Warren: (859) 231-3255.

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