Three arrests have been made in connection with the methamphetamine lab discovered in Grayson County on Wednesday.
Grayson County Sheriff Rick Clemon's reported that in attempting to execute an arrest warrant, around 6:30 p.m. on October 17, deputies found a meth lab on property located at 14960 Owensboro Road, Falls of Rough.
After the discovery at his residence on Wednesday, Michael Foreman, 31, was pulled over during a traffic stop by sheriff's deputies about 2 p.m. on Friday afternoon in Lilac Estates.
The Dodge Caravan Foreman was driving had all the components of a meth lab but it was not operational, reported Deputy Tony Willen.
Foreman was arrested and charged with two counts of manufacturing methamphetamine, a probation violation of a felony, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Another occupant of the vehicle and a second suspect, Adam Lacefield, 19, 1333 Free Zion Road, Caneyville, was also arrested and charged with first offense of manufacturing methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Leslie Keown, 28, 306 Skaggs Street Clarkson, was the third suspect arrested Friday afternoon in connection with the meth lab found on the Owensboro road property. Keown was charged with manufacturing methamphetamine.
All three suspects are currently being held at the Grayson County Detention Center.
“One hundred percent of the sheriff's department was dedicated to making these arrests,” said Willen. “These arrests will have major impact on the production of methamphetamine in our county.
“More arrest warrants have been issued and several more arrests will be forthcoming,” added Willen.
The sheriff's department was assisted by three state troopers and the Greater Hardin County Drug Task Force.
“The Grayson County Sheriff's Department is committed to making this community safer for everyone,” said Clemens. “We continue to work hard to combat the drug problem in Grayson County.”