$50K worth of crystal meth off the street after Monticello drug bust, police say

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Officers executed a search warrant of the room and police say they found a pound and a half of crystal meth with a street value of more than $50,000, along with 8 grams of suspected cocaine, cash and other drug-related items. (Monticello Police Dept.)

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WAYNE CO., Ky (WDKY) – Two people are in jail after a drug bust in Monticello.

Police say they got a tip Sunday morning involving a room at a hotel on KY 90 East.

Officers executed a search warrant of the room and police say they found a pound and a half of crystal meth with a street value of more than $50,000, along with 8 grams of suspected cocaine, cash and other drug-related items.

Police say they also found a handgun.

Barney “BJ” Warner, 34, and Savanna Sullivan, 22, both of Russell Springs, were arrested.

Both are charged with trafficking in a controlled substance and being held in the Wayne County Detention Center.

Police say the investigation is ongoing and there could be more charges.

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