Whitesburg KY

Four facing meth counts on Thursday

Preliminary hearings are scheduled for Thursday for four people charged with making methamphetamine in a Sandlick trailer.

While conducting a welfare check on January 28, Letcher County Sheriff ’s deputies saw an active meth lab when Danny G. Gibson opened the door to the residence he rents, according to court documents. The lab was located in the living room

Brenda Blair, 40, of 71 Straight Row, Jenkins; Kimberly Brewer, 48, of 97 No. 3 Hill, Jenkins; Kesha Cook, 26, of 825 Ran Day Hollow; and Gibson, 43, of 931 North, Whitesburg, were arrested and charged with manufacturing methamphetamine on January 28.

Gibson was also charged with first-degree possession of a controlled substance. Two of three round containers found in Gibson’s pants pockets contained an off-white powder substance suspected to be meth, according to a police citation.

Blair and Brewer were charged with first-degree promoting contraband into the Letcher County Jail.

Preliminary hearings for Blair, Brewer, Cook and Brewer are set for 1 p.m. on February 4 in Letcher District Court.

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