PRESTONSBURG – Floyd County Sherriff deputies assisted Social Services on what they thought would be a routine call on Wednesday. Upon arriving at the home of Rena Hall on Slick Rock Branch of Prestonsburg, according to police citation, a social worker saw a plastic bottle with tubing coming out of it and a white powdery substance believed to be methamphetamine. Police also found evidence of what they believed to be trafficking in a controlled substance.
When questioned Hall denied having any knowledge of the bottle or what it was used for, however she did state she allegedly watched a male individual manufacture methamphetamine. Hall also stated to deputies she sold pills for $8 and $10 each.
Upon further investigation deputies found a silver pipe in the bedroom floor and what could have been a controlled substance. Deputies also found several precursors for the manufacture of methamphetamine at the residence.
Hall was arrested and lodged in the Floyd County Detention Center. She was charged with the following: Manufacturing Methamphetamine, first offense; Endangering the welfare of a minor; Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Trafficking a controlled substance, first degree.
The incident is still under investigation by the Floyd County Sheriff’s office and additional charges may be forthcoming.
Andrea Saddler is a reporter for the Floyd County Times. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or 606-794-0290.