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Carter, Elliott residents arrested on meth charges

May. 08, 2013 @ 12:00 AM

GRAYSON, Ky. -- A Carter County and an Elliott County resident were arrested on meth charges Monday, and a Kentucky State Police trooper exposed to fumes from the meth lab was treated at an Ashland hospital and released, according to a news release from the Kentucky State Police.

Trooper Joey Vorbeck was transported to King's Daughters Medical Center for evaluation and later released, according to the release.

Melissa B. Gollihue, 40, of Grayson, was charged with manufacturing meth and possession of a controlled substance, and was transported to the Carter County Detention Center.

William D. Lawson, 34, of Sandy Hook, Ky., also was charged with manufacturing meth and possession of controlled substance, and was transported to the Carter County Detention Center.

State police received a tip about a suspected meth lab on Karen Circle in Grayson. After a search, troopers located a meth lab, finished product and several precursors used in meth production, according to the release.

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