Laurel County Woman Arrested On Drug Charges, While 3 Children Were in the Car


The Laurel County Sheriff’s Office reports arresting Amber Lee May age 21 of Maple Grove Rd in London early Thursday morning

The arrest occurred on Monument Lane in London after Deputies observed a vehicle weaving on the roadway and conducted a traffic stop. During the stop, Deputies reported a strong odor of marijuana emitting from the vehicle. Additional deputies arrived at the scene to assist on the investigation and a large amount of suspected methamphetamine (approx. 49 grams) was allegedly discovered along with digital scales and marijuana. Deputies noted that they found some drugs between two children in the backseat of the vehicle. Three total children were in the vehicle whose age was 2 years, 13 years, and 14 years.

May was charged with trafficking in a controlled substance methamphetamine, trafficking in marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, three counts of endangering the welfare of a minor. May was lodged in the Laurel County correctional center.