Two arrested in Laurel County meth bust

LONDON, KY (WAVE) - Police in Laurel County have arrested two people and seized a working meth lab early Monday after responding to a complaint about people making and selling meth at a home on Stamper Road, about seven miles south of London.

Officers from the Kentucky State Police, the Laurel County Sheriff Department and the Two Lakes Drug Task Force responded to assist Parole Officer Pam Bentley around 2 a.m. Monday.

During their investigation, officers located an active "one-step" methamphetamine lab, an HCL Generator, several pseudoephedrine pills, several bags of crushed pseudoephedrine pills, along with various other components.

Police also found one marijuana plant, processed marijuana, several kinds of prescription pills, four police scanners and surveillance cameras.

Several plastic bags containing approximately 13 grams of methamphetamine were found ready for distribution.

Vernon Morgan, 44, of London was arrested and charged with manufacturing methamphetamine (second offense) and carrying a concealed deadly weapon.

Judy Day, 41, of London was also arrested and charged with manufacturing methamphetamine.

Both Morgan and Day were also charged with cultivation of marijuana, possession of police radios, possession of marijuana and possession of controlled substances.

The investigation is continuing.