The Salyersville Police Department arrested a Floyd Co couple Wednesday morning on drug charges and one hour prior, their adult son was arrested in Johnson Co.
According to the Salyersville Independent, William J. Skeens, 54 and his wife Kimberly Skeens, 49, both of Auxier were passengers in a vehicle that had been pulled over on Tuesday, December 4. Officer Mike Nickels, who made the traffic stop in Salyersville, said he could smell marijuana inside the car.
Upon investigation, Officer Nickels found marijuana and a rolling paper in William Skeens sock and Kimberly Skeens reportedly had Neurontin, Hydrocodone and Suboxone in a makeup compact inside her purse.
William was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance – 1st degree – 1st offense (opiates); prescription of a controlled substance not in proper container – 1st offense; possession of marijuana; and drug paraphernalia, buy/possess.
Kimberly was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance – 1st degree – 1st offense (opiates); possession of a controlled substance; and prescription of a controlled substance not in proper container – 1st offense.
Turns out the couple’s son, Christopher Skeens, 36, of Oil Springs, had been arrested about an hour earlier by the Kentucky State Police in a separate case.
Christopher Skeens was served with a parole violation warrant and was also charged with 4th degree assault, menacing and resisting arrest.
As of news time, William and Kimberly Skeens have been released from the BSRDC pending future court dates, but Christopher Skeens remains at the jail as of news time.