Stolen check and drugs seized by London Police

Chasta RobertsTimothy HamptonLONDON KY—On Friday, Dec. 11th London Police were Dispatched to BB&T Bank located on Whitley Street in reference to a complaint of two subjects attempting to cash a stolen check.

Upon the arrival of Ofc. Jacob Bormann, he discovered that Chasta D. Roberts, 34, and Timothy B. Hampton, 26, of London were in possession of a stolen check and asked them to step out of the vehicle. Immediately, Ofc. Bormann noticed a small plastic container resting in the passenger seat. Inside the container officers found two Oxycodone pills, one Oxymorphone, and one Buprenorphine pill.

Upon searching the vehicle officers also located a plastic baggy underneath the passenger seat containing a white crystal substance believed to be methamphetamine. Inside the vehicle officers also found a backpack belonging to Roberts, leading to the discovery four used syringes and equipment used in the sale of narcotics, including a small metal box, two sets of digital scales with white drug residue, small round stickers, a Sharpie pen, and four used syringes.

43180f92-bfd6-4b12-9355-137a24e75dd77853580d-4320-4261-bc6e-ba6cc65be816Assisting Ofc. Bormann was Det. Sgt. Gary Proffitt, Sgt. Randy Medlock, and Ofc. Justin Roby.

Chasta D. Roberts was arrested and charged with first degree possession of a controlledsubstance (methamphetamine), first degree trafficking in a controlled substance of less than two grams of methamphetamine, two counts of first degree possession of a controlled substance (opiates), second degree possession of an unspecified controlled substance, and buying/possessing drug paraphernalia. Timothy B. Hampton was arrested and charged with second degree criminal possession of a forged instrument. They were both lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center.