Whitesburg KY

Mayking man faces two drug counts

A Mayking man was arrested last week after cocaine and methamphetamine were found in his possession, authorities say.

Danny R. Collins, 52, of Bottom Fork Road, was charged by the Letcher County Sheriff’s Department with two counts of first-degree possession of a controlled substance. Collins, who was riding a 1999 Harley Davidson motorcycle, was stopped by police on US 119 near Mayking along with an unnamed individual on June 27.

Police said an unlabeled prescription bottle containing eleven gram bags of cocaine and a small plastic container of approximately two grams of methamphetamine were found in Collins’s pocket. A large sum of cash was also seized from Collins.

Collins was released from jail on July 2 after $10,000 cash was

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