Chris Cooper Managing Editor
June 16, 2014
William Oliver Monroe, 50, of 119 Suttle Lane, Auburn, was arrested Tuesday, June 10, 2014, for manufacturing methamphetamine.
According to the Logan County Sheriff’s Department, deputies responded at approximately 5:30 p.m. to a report of a possible methamphetamine lab located at the above address. Upon arrival and through an investigation, it was found that Monroe was in the process of manufacturing methamphetamine when deputies arrived.
Monroe was also found to be in possession of three one step meth labs, assorted meth making materials and finished methamphetamine product.
Monroe was arrested and lodged in the Logan County Detention Center on charges of manufacturing methamphetamine, 2nd or greater offense; unlawful possession of a meth precursor, 2nd or greater offense; known possessing anhydrous ammonia with the intent to manufacture methamphetamine, 1st offense; possession of a controlled substance, 1st degree, 3rd offense (meth) and possession of drug paraphernalia, 1st offense.
Sgt. Clint Wright of the Logan County Sheriff’s Department was the investigating officer. Deputy Chad Eggleston of the Logan County Sheriff’s Department assisted, along with the South Central Kentucky Drug Task Force.