On October 29th ,the Lawrence County Sheriffâ€™s Office arrestedÂ Jeremy Kisling, age 36 of Alicia and Shelly Copeland, age 38, of BonoÂ on multiple charges includingÂ possession of a controlled substance (Rx drugs)(Marijuana)(Meth) , possession of drug paraphernalia and simultaneous possession of drugs and firearms.
October 29, 2013Â , Lawrence County Sheriffâ€™s DeputiesÂ went to the residence ofÂ Jeremy Kisling in Alicia to make contact withÂ Kisling in regards to a felony revocation warrant.
Shelly Copeland,Â finally answered the door afterÂ several attempts of deputies knockingÂ andÂ was askedÂ Â if Mr. Kisling was at the residence .
Ms. Copeland stated that she hadnâ€™t seen him in two weeks and permission was granted by Ms. Copeland to search the residence for Mr. Kisling.
A â€œtrap doorâ€ was located in the floor of the spare bedroom that led underneath the residence.Â Further review of the â€œtrap doorâ€ area revealed that it appeared to have been recently opened. A cell phone belonging to Mr. Kisling was located near the â€œtrap doorâ€ as well.
Ms. Copeland was advised of our findings and was also advised that the Bono Police Department K9 unit was enroute to search below the residence. Mr. Kisling was finallyÂ located underneath the residence and placed under arrest.
A search of the residence based on a prior court conviction and sentencing of suspended imposition of sentence was given.
DeputiesÂ discovered drugÂ paraphernalia with residue, marijuana, meth, Â rx drugs, knives, and a gun during the search.
Ms. Copeland denied having any knowledge of illegal drugs being in the residence and stated she was just a friendÂ at the residenceÂ washing laundry.
Mr. Kisling advised that the illegal drugs were not his. When asked if Ms. Copeland had brought them with her ,he stated that he was not a snitch.
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