3 arrested in Fordsville meth bust

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Three people were arrested Monday night in Fordsville after the Kentucky State Police discovered a meth lab while executing a search warrent, Those arrested, pictured L-to-R were: Jeffrey Smallwood, Crystal Warfield and Tracy Bratcher.

Three people were arrested Monday night in Fordsville after the Kentucky State Police discovered a meth lab while executing a search warrent, Those arrested, pictured L-to-R were: Jeffrey Smallwood, Crystal Warfield and Tracy Bratcher.

Three people were arrested in a meth bust Monday night in Fordsville.

According to a press release from the Kentucky State Police, the KSP and the Ohio County Sheriff’s Office responded to Shreve Road around 8:46 p.m. in Fordsville, to serve a warrant. Upon investigation, an active meth lab was located inside the residence. A quantity of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia were located.

Jeffrey Smallwood, 29, of Hartford, Tracy Bratcher, 44, of Fordsville and Crystal Warfield, 31, of Fordsville were all arrested and charged with manufacturing methamphetamine, first offense; unlawful possession of meth precursor, first offense; drug paraphernalia buy or possess and possession of control substance, first degree, first offense (meth). Bratcher was charged with manufacturing methamphetamine, second offense.

The three subjects were arrested and lodged in the Ohio County Detention Center.