Man threatens parents with loaded needle

Photo courtesy courtesy of Laurel County Detention Center
Photo courtesy courtesy of Laurel County Detention Center

By Bobbie Poynter

Laurel Sheriff’s deputies Larry Parrott, Tommy Houston, Kyle Gray and Brandon Broughton arrested Jonathan Gray, 24, of Manchester, Monday night after responding to a complaint that Gray was at his mother’s home on Somerset Road and threatening his parents with a loaded needle that contained Suboxone.

When deputies arrived at the scene, they found Gray in a back bedroom in an apparent extremely intoxicated condition. Gray admitted to shooting up Suboxone, and deputies were able to locate the loaded needle that the subject had allegedly threatened his parents with.

In addition, the deputies located nueotin tablets, Suboxone tablets, Klonopin tablets, fioraset  tablets, Paxal tablets and two spoons that contained Suboxone residue, none of which were in their proper containers. The deputies also located nine syringes.

Jonathan Gray was charged with intoxication – controlled substances, prescription controlled substances not in proper container, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Gray was lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center.