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Police arrest 2 for meth

Anthony Cloud Staff Writer

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The Kentucky State Police arrested two individuals on methamphetamine charges on Tuesday.


Billie Jean Bullins, 30, of Middlesboro, and Pacino Hallan Porter, 38, of Detroit, Mich., were charged with first-degree possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), manufacturing methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia and unlawful possession of a meth precursor.


A KSP press release states on Tuesday, the state police were patrolling the Beans Fork area of Bell County looking for a wanted person. Troopers found Bullins, who was known by the troopers to be wanted. She attempted to flee from the scene in her vehicle, but became stuck in her yard.


According to the press release, troopers apprehended Bullins. While making the arrest, several items consistent with the manufacturing of methamphetamine were found in Bullin’s vehicle. Also, in the vehicle was Porter. He was placed under arrest as well.


According to the Bell County Detention Center website, Bullins was also charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence, second-degree fleeing or evading police (motor vehicle), operating on suspended/revoked operators license, failure to wear a seat belt, failure or owner to maintain required insurance, no/expired registration plates, no/expired Kentucky registration receipt and was served three bench warrants.


The Kentucky State Police Drug Enforcement/Special Investigative Unit was called to the scene to safely dispose of any hazardous material. Trooper Ryan Sizemore is in charge of the investigation. Assisting Sizemore at the scene were Troopers Joey Brigmon, Sammy Faris and Desmond Brittle. KSP was also assisted by the Office of Probation and Parole. Bullins and Porter were lodged in the Bell County Detention Center.


Reach Anthony Cloud at 606-248-1010, ext. 208, acloud@civitasmedia.com

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