Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

October 15, 2012

11:05 MORNING UPDATE: 3 people arrested on meth charges

Staff report
Glasgow Daily Times

GLASGOW — Three people were arrested Sunday morning in connection with a “rolling” meth lab.

Randy Claxton, 26, of Glasgow, Ashley Holley, 27, of Glasgow, and Heather Fowler, 31, of Smiths Grove, were arrested when the vehicle they were in was stopped at a Barren County Sheriff's Office checkpoint.

Deputies Chris Wyatt, Adam Bow, Rodney Sponhouse and Dean Crumbaugh were conducting a traffic safety check at the intersection of U.S. 31W and Glasgow-Park City Road early Sunday morning when a 2000 red Daewoo driven by Claxton approached the intersection. Deputies notice chemicals and equipment used in the making of methamphetamine, according to a press release from the Barren-Edmonson Drug Task Force. The task force was called to the scene at approximately 12:50 a.m. Sunday after deputies allegedly discovered a shake and bake meth lab and HCL generator in the trunk of the vehicle, along with more chemicals and equipment used to manufacture meth.

Claxton, Holley and Fowler were all three arrested and charged with manufacturing methamphetamine , first offense; possession of a controlled substance, first offense; unlawful possession of a meth precursor and possession of drug paraphernalia.

The were transported and lodged in Barren County Detention Center, where all three remained as of Monday morning.