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8 charged after deputies search house that provoked drug complaints

This house off Keavy Road near London was searched Monday by the Laurel County Sheriff’s Office special response unit. Eight people were arrested on drug-related charges.
This house off Keavy Road near London was searched Monday by the Laurel County Sheriff’s Office special response unit. Eight people were arrested on drug-related charges. Laurel County Sheriff’s Office

The Laurel County Sheriff’s Office arrested eight people Monday after a search at a house where there had been multiple complaints of suspected drug activity.

The sheriff’s office special response unit searched the house, about half a mile southwest of London on Keavy Road. They found used syringes, five sets of digital scales, two glass pipes, cut straws and a plastic container with suspected crystal methamphetamine residue, according to the sheriff’s office.

Deputies arrested Ryan Hall, 24, Joshua Morgan, 28, Jessica Boone, 23, Patricia Ann Webb, 65, Donna Reed, 62, and Steven Bruce Maggard, 27, all of London, and Kindra Cox, 27, of East Bernstadt.

Each is charged with conspiracy to traffic a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia, according to the sheriff’s office. Morgan and Hall also are charged with possession of a handgun by a convicted felon.

Jordan Glancy, 26, of Corbin was arrested on two outstanding warrants out of Laurel and Whitley counties.

All eight were taken to the Laurel County jail, according to the sheriff’s office.

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