Kentucky

Burnside meth lab busted; several arrested

Several people were arrested Saturday afternoon when police found methamphetamine labs at a home in Burnside, in Pulaski County, Kentucky State Police in London said.

Police, who were called to the home on Lakeshore Drive about 2:19 p.m., found 14 one-step meth labs and various other items used in manufacturing meth, state police said.

Two children at the residence were taken to a hospital to be checked and later released to the custody of the state Cabinet for Health and Family Services.

Michael Kowell, 36, of Bronston and William Davis, 42, of Somerset were charged with one count each of manufacturing methamphetamine, first offense. Joseph J. Young, 41, of Burnside was charged with one count of manufacturing methamphetamine, first offense, and first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, first offense, state police said.

Robin Young, 30, of Burnside, was arrested on an outstanding warrant from a probation and parole office, and a 17-year-old was also taken into custody, police said.

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