Three Arrested on Drug Charges

Michael Yeary

Michael Yeary

Three Carroll County residents were arrested after drug paraphernalia was found during the search for a man wanted on separate charges.

Carroll County Deputy Sheriff J.T. Shaw was searching for a man at 412 Clay Street, Carrollton. The man was not there, but Deputy Shaw found a small child in the home who was abandoned by the parents. Samuel Moore and Ashley Darrell are the child’s parents. The homeowner was the child’s great aunt. The homeowner gave Shaw permission to search the home and he located drug paraphernalia in the basement. The parents of the child had been

Samuel Moore

Samuel Moore

staying in the basement for three days, but had left the home without the child.

Social Services was contacted and law enforcement from CCSO, Carrollton Police Department, Kentucky State Police and Probation & Parole began searching for the parents because they were also wanted. Their investigation led them to 1903 Woodrow Wilson Road, where three adults were found in close proximity to multiple items of drug paraphernalia inside a small camper trailer.

Michael R. Yeary, 28, 1903 Woodrow Wilson

Ashley Darrell

Ashley Darrell

Road; Ashley M. Darrell, 21, 196 Lock Number One Road, Carrollton; and Samuel R. Moore, 21, Lock Number One Road were all arrested and taken to the Carroll County Detention Center. All admitted to using heroin.

Yeary was charged with Possession of Controlled Substance first degree first offense (heroin), Prescription Not in Original Container first offense, Possession of a Legend Drug, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Possession of Controlled Substance first degree first offense (methamphetamine).

Darrell was charged with Possession of Controlled Substance first degree first offense (heroin) and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. A probation violation warrant was also served on her.

Moore was charged with Possession of Controlled Substance first degree first offense (heroin) and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. A warrant from Boone County District Court was also served on him.

Deputy Shaw was assisted by Carrollton Police Officer Daniel Embry, Probation & Parole Officer Stacy Warren and the Kentucky State Police.