Five netted for manufacturing meth

KSP troopers found a meth lab hidden in an air conditioner vent. Photo courtesy of Kentucky State Police Post 10
KSP troopers found a meth lab hidden in an air conditioner vent.
Photo courtesy of Kentucky State Police Post 10

An anonymous tip Wednesday led KSP troopers to a Barbourville residence where they located a meth lab hidden in an air conditioner vent in a bedroom. Arrested were Tonia Couch, 43, of Barbourville, Alvin Couch, 34 of Barbourville, Steve Roark, 31, of Barbourville, Kimberly Hammons, 24 of Green Road, and Ashley Smith, 26, of Bimble.

See the complete story in Thursday’s edition of the Mountain Advocate.