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Police News: July 12, 2017

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By Larry Rowell

Drugs

  • William Bullock, 39, of 5956 N. Ky. 501, Kings Mountain, was arrested July 3 at Casey County Hospital by Sheriff Jerry Coffman and Deputy Geoffrey Brown and charged with first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance more than 2 grams of meth and first-degree possession of a controlled substance meth. A citation states officers received a call Bullock was threatening people and was in possession of meth. Bullock’s girlfriend allowed officers to enter the trailer where they were living. When Bullock stood up from the couch, there were several small bags of a white powdered substance in view. Bullock admitted the substances were his including a meth pipe.
  • Bryan Estill McClain, 27, of 1375 String Branch Road, Liberty, was arrested July 3 at his residence by Trooper Adam Likins and charged with public intoxication of a controlled substance and cultivating marijuana less than five plants. Court records state McClain notified authorities he was seeing 80-plus people in his tree line and at 2 a.m., they were “stripping trees.” The report states McClain had “glassy eyes, slurred speech, and was talking out of his head.” Likins found two marijuana plants in a flower pot next to a building where McClain kept his tools.
  • Dennis Doan, 35; Dana Pike, 29; and Joey Caldwell, 35, all of 112 Kennedy St., Somerset, were cited July 5 by Trooper Adam Likins and charged with cultivating marijuana less than five plants. The offense occurred on Carmen Creek Road in Liberty, court records state.
  • Jon Mullins, 29, of 964 Carmen Creek Road, Liberty, was cited July 5 by Trooper Adam Likins and charged with cultivating marijuana less than five plants. Mullins told Likins he “was part of the growing operation of the marijuana without the homeowner knowing it was there.”


Falsely reporting an incident

  • Mary Jones, 53, of 179 Parton Road, Liberty, was arrested July 3 at her residence by Trooper Adam Likins and charged with public intoxication of a controlled substance and falsely reporting an incident. Jones told authorities she was being chased by a male who had pointed a gun at her. When Likins arrived at her house, Jones admitted to smoking meth and later said she wasn’t sure the male pointed a gun at her.