Lacefield

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The Grayson County Sheriff's Office has been busy in the last two weeks, making several arrests for drugs and burglary.

Sheriff Norman Chaffins sent out press releases on three of the most notable cases.

On Sept. 3, at approximately 6:00 p.m. the Greater Hardin County Narcotics Task Force, the Grayson County Sheriffs Office and the Leitchfield Police Department executed a search warrant at a residence at the 2300 block of Morgantown Road.

According to the press release, a search warrant was obtained after a several month investigation into illegal drug activity at the residence. During the search, Deputies and Detectives seized several pounds of marijuana, thousands of dollars in cash and numerous firearms.

Chaffins said that Thomas D. Scott, 50, of Caneyville, was arrested at the scene and charged with acquiring property or enterprise from income from trafficking in a controlled substance, trafficking in marijuana, more than five plants, cultivating Marijuana, more than five pounds, and possession of marijuana and lodged in the Grayson County Detention Center but was later released. This investigation is ongoing.

The next day, on Sept. 4, at approximately 3:40 a.m. GCSO Deputy Zane Greer observed a man, 29 year-old Cody W. Lloyd of Fordsville, KY slumped behind the wheel of his car in the parking lot of Valero’s in Caneyville.

According to a press release from the sheriff's office, further investigation revealed that Lloyd was in possession of meth, marijuana, and multiple items of drug paraphernalia.

Additionally, after a series of field sobriety tests, he was arrested and charged with driving under the Influence, first offense. According to Chaffins, Lloyd was also charged with multiple traffic violations as well as drug charges and lodged in the Grayson County Detention Center where he remained at press time.

Then, on Monday, Sept. 9, at approximately 12:01 a.m. Deputy Greer conducted another traffic stop on a vehicle that lead to arrests. This time on Falls of Rough Road. According to a press release, Greer was assisted by Deputy Mark Johnson.

Chaffins states that the operator of the vehicle, Nathan E. Sanford, 35, of Leitchfield had two active warrants for his arrest.

"Further investigation revealed that the vehicle and trailer he was operating contained numerous stolen items," Chaffins said.

According to the press release, Sanford was arrested and charged with possession of burglary tools, receiving stolen property under $10,000, DUI fourth offense, and numerous traffic violations.

Nicholas E. Embry, 35, of Caneyville, who was a passenger in the vehicle was also arrested and charged with public intoxication, tampering with physical evidence, receiving stolen property under $10,000, and possession of burglary tools.

A third person in the vehicle, Sheila D. Lacefield, 55, of Caneyville was also arrested and charged with tampering with physical evidence and possession of controlled substance, first degree, first offense.

All suspects were lodged in the Grayson County Detention Center. According to the press release, the GCSO has received multiple theft complaints on Embry, but he has since been released. Sanford and Lacefield remained in the detention center at press time.