Drug Arrest in Pulaski County

According to Sheriff Greg Speck of Pulaski County, a Somerset man was charged with trafficking in a controlled substance (methamphetamine) following the execution of a search warrant at a residence on Hacker Road, Somerset, Kentucky.
On January 9, 2020 at approximately 6 PM Deputies located Bruce W. Owens, age 37 at a residence at 829 Hacker Road. Mr. Owens was being sought on a State Parole Violation Warrant. He was taken into custody without incident and lodged in the Pulaski County Detention Center.
A subsequent investigation led to the issuance of a search warrant for the residence on Hacker Road. Six baggies of suspected methamphetamine, digital scales, and additional baggies were located in the search.
A field test was conducted on the substances and all tested positive for methamphetamine. A total of 13.7 grams of methamphetamine was seized in the search.
In addition to the Parole Violation charge, Mr. Owens was charged with Trafficking in Controlled Substance, 1st Degree, 1st Offense (>or =2grams methamphetamine).
Lieutenant Daryl Kegley of the Narcotics Division of the Sheriff’s Office is continuing the investigation.
Officers of the Lake Cumberland Area Drug Task Force and Task Force Officers with the United States Marshalls assisted in the warrant execution.