Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Webster
Davis Motor Sales banner ad

Kevil Men Arrested and Charged With Drug and Gun Offenses

8-14drugarrest. blank01MCCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. (8/15/14) — Detectives with the McCracken County Sheriff’s Department arrested two Kevil men early Thursday morning after a search warrant was executed at their home.

On Aug. 14 at approximately 6 a.m., deputies with McCracken and Marshall County Sheriff’s Departments executed a search warrant at 11710 Woodville Road in Kevil area of McCracken County. Upon entry to the residence deputies encountered three pitbull dogs. One of the dogs lunged at a deputy in attempt to bite him and was shot. Detectives located four adults, two men and two women and one child inside the residence.

Animal control arrived and took a total of five five pitbull dogs from the property before deputies could safely search the residence.

During a search of the residence and the property detectives located and seized quantities of Marijuana, Scales, drug packaging materials, a loaded pistol grip shotgun, ammunition and more than $10,000 in US currency that is believed to be proceeds of illegal drug sales.

Detectives arrested both Corey Leonard and Caleb Scronce charging them with the illegal items located in the home and on the property. Both were lodged in the McCracken County Regional Jail. The child was released to a family member.

The investigation revealed that Corey Leonard and Caleb Sconce both lived at the residence and had been involved in the sale of Marijuana for the past approximate 2-3 months.

Corey J. Leonard, 21, of Woodville Road, was charged with firearm enhanced second offense trafficking in Marijuana 8oz-5lbs, possession of firearm by a convicted felon, possession of Marijuana, drug paraphernalia and harboring a vicious animal.

Caleb J. Scronce, 23, of Woodville Road, was charged with firearm enhanced second offense trafficking in Marijuana 8oz-5lbs, possession of firearm by a convicted felon, possession of Marijuana, drug paraphernalia and harboring a vicious animal

Both Leonard and Scronce are convicted felons and have prior drug trafficking convictions making it illegal for them to possess a firearm or ammunition. Scronce was on felony parole at the time of his arrest.

SurfKY News
Information provided by Det. Sgt. Jesse Riddle

© Copyright 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story by using one of the social media links below.

In Other News...

Benton Middle School Participates in Clothing Drive

BENTON, Ky. (10/21/14) — As winter approaches, local students will have a need for warmth. With that in mind, Benton… Read More

Most Read This Week

October 17, 2014 12344

UK Women's Soccer Welcomes Ole Miss, No. 5/4…

in General Sports For All Sites by UK Athletics
October 20, 2014 6241

Uncle Lee's in Greenville is Closing Its Doors…

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by www.unclelees.com
October 17, 2014 4272

Single Vehicle Collision Results in One Injury

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Trooper S. C. Recke
October 19, 2014 4135

Kentucky Energy Department Releases Virtual Solar…

in General News For All Sites by Dick Brown
October 21, 2014 3280

UPDATE: Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle on Shamrock…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Officer C.P. Haynie
October 18, 2014 3084

Muhlenberg County Celebrates New Farmer’s Market

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
October 17, 2014 3047

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - Oct. 17, 2014

in Hopkins News by Madisonville Police Department
October 17, 2014 2842

Woman Arrested at Taco Bell for DUI

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department
October 20, 2014 2760

Man Charged for Assaulting Pregnant Wife

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department
October 17, 2014 2439

Anti-Bullying Task Force to Hold First Meeting

in General News For All Sites by Office of the Governor

Stories Trending Today

October 22, 2014 2039

Failure to Signal Ends in Drug Arrest

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department
October 22, 2014 1914

Hopkins County Grand Jury Indictments

in Hopkins News by Karen McKnight
October 22, 2014 1613

Convicted Felon Charged for Handgun Possession…

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Trooper Stu Recke
October 22, 2014 1379

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - Oct. 22, 2014

in Hopkins News by Madisonville Police Department
October 22, 2014 1166

The Sanctuary Opens Muhlenberg County Branch

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
October 22, 2014 1063

Four Road Projects Awarded in Muhlenberg County

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Rebecca Hanchett
October 22, 2014 1036

UK Soccer's Justin Laird Named National Player of…

in General Sports For All Sites by UK Athletics
October 22, 2014 986

Lake Malone Halloween Bash Set for This Weekend

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
October 22, 2014 899

SurfKY Spotlight: Lynelle S. Eaves Realty

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
October 22, 2014 894

Baptist Health Paducah Weight Loss Info Session…

in Local (Paducah) Top News by Angie Kinsey Timmons

SurfKY News Group, Inc.
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431
270.452.2727 (phone)
  •  270.452.2249 (fax)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social fbsocial twsocial yt
social gpsocial flrsocial rss