Police Find Meth Lab in City Limits

Posted by on Oct 4, 2012

The Campbellsville Police Department today, Wednesday October 3, 2012, received information days ago reporting a peculiar smell emanating from a residence on Hord Street. Officer began to investigate and learned the occupants were wanted on warrants from Washington County.

At approximately 4:45 PM, Officers went to 107 Hord Street to execute the outstanding warrants on William Tate, Jr. and Pamela R. Brown. Upon entering the residence, Officers discovered what they perceived to be the paraphernalia and ingredients of a Methamphetamine Laboratory to manufacture the substance.

Officers immediately secured the scene and called for a team to dismantle the lab and dispose of the chemicals. Kentucky State Police Troopers from Post 15 and Drug Enforcement responded to assist. The scene was secured and dismantled without incident.

Officers arrested William “Junior” Tate; age 26 of 107 Hord Street on an Indictment Warrant from Washington County and Pamela R. Brown, age 21 of 107 Hord Street on an Indictment Warrant from Washington County. Both were lodged in the Taylor County Jail.

The investigation continues and additional charges are possible.

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City appoints new Fire Chief

Posted by on Sep 27, 2012

Mayor Tony Young is pleased to announce the Campbellsville City Council has approved the appointment of Kyle Smith as Fire Chief to the Campbellsville Fire Department.  Chief Smith has twenty-six years of fire service experience.  His experience includes five years in the volunteer service and twenty-five years as a career firefighter with the Frankfort Fire and Emergency Medical Services.

Chief Smith is an EMT-Paramedic.  He has worked his way through the ranks of Firefighter, Sergeant, Lieutenant, Captain, Battalion Chief and Division Chief with the Training Division. He and his wife Karen are excited about the opportunity to live and work in Campbellsville.  He will assume the duties as Chief in mid October.

Chief Smith is replacing Chief A.J. Johnson who had served the Campbellsville Fire Department for the past thirty-eight years, the last eighteen as Chief and retired at the end of August.

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