Juvenile consumes suspected drugs, deputies discover stolen guns and more

Published 9:47 am Wednesday, February 23, 2022

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The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call to Bluegrass 911 Communications Monday about a juvenile that had consumed suspected drugs and was experiencing an adverse reaction.

Deputies responded to the 2400 block of KY Highway 501 where they executed a search warrant and found several guns in an outbuilding that had been reported stolen by the Richmond Police Department.

In addition to the guns, deputies also located approximately 1 ounce of suspected crystal methamphetamine, digital scales, baggies, and glass smoking pipes.

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Charges are pending as the suspect in the case was not located at the scene. The investigation has been ongoing for approximately 8 months, according to a statement from the sheriff’s office.

Deputies involved in the investigation include Russell Preston, Kyle Peters, Eric Davidson, Dustin Price, and Sgt. Michael Mullins, and constable Delbert Mitchell.