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Five Arrested After Drug Bust in Pike County

Paintsville, KY, USA / WSIP FM 98.9 | New Country

Five people have been arrested after police found dozens of needles and what is believed to have been meth inside a vehicle.

It happened in a traffic stop early Wednesday morning in Elkhorn City.

Officers with the Elkhorn City Police Department say they believe a drug deal was in progress when they pulled the vehicle over.

Hayden Damron, Timothy Dotson, Angel Little, Austin Slone and Kyle Thacker were all arrested.

They were reportedly inside a vehicle with dozens of needles, along with what is believed to have been meth.

Individual charges vary but include public intoxication, possession of a controlled substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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