5 Arrested on Lick Creek Road
Voice Staff Report
Answering a call to Lick Creek Road late Wednesday night, September 16, 2020, McCreary Sheriff’s Department Deputy Stuart Bryant, Sheriff Randy Waters and KSP Trooper Keegan Bray responded to a complaint of people in a yard. Trooper Bray located four people in the roadway and the officers were questioning them when Sheriff Waters observed Tosha Maxey close to the road, unsteady on her feet and showing signs of intoxication. Refusing to take a field sobriety test, Maxey said she had smoked marijuana. She was arrested and placed in the back of the cruiser.
Maxey stated she wanted to speak to Sheriff Waters and told him she had drugs on her person. Maxey had 11.3 grams of meth and 5 pills. Tosha A. Maxey, age 44 of Stearns, KY was charged with Public Intoxication-Marijuana, Possession of Marijuana, Trafficking in a Controlled Substance first degree-11.3 grams Meth in a bag and Trafficking in a Controlled Substance third degree.
Kentucky State Police Trooper Kegan Bray arrested four people on Lick Creek Road. Anthony Crabtree, Ashley Coffey, Renee Murphy and an unidentified pregnant woman, who was taken to the hospital, were charged with drug related offenses. Four of the five people arrested were taken to the Knox County Detention Center.
The McCreary County Sheriff’s Department and the Kentucky State Police are in charge of the investigation.