3 Gallatin County men arrested after meth lab bust

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SPARTA, Ky. - Kentucky police arrested three men Monday following a meth lab bust in Gallatin County.

According to police, troopers served an arrest warrant at a residence in the 3200 block of Highway 465 in Sparta, Ky. for 34-year-old Jamison Clark for manufacturing methamphetamine.

Officials say when troopers arrived they discovered an inactive meth lab in the living room. After another search warrant was obtained, a second inactive lab was also found in a bag in the kitchen.

Clark was arrested and charged with manufacturing methamphetamine, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Police also arrested 47-year-old Jeffrey Lape and Jeffrey Branan, 26, both of Sparta, and charged each with manufacturing methamphetamine, unlawful possession of a meth precursor, possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

All three remain in the Carroll County Detention Center.

 

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