Deputies seize heroin and fentanyl during a home search


WAYNESBURG – Lincoln County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested several people while executing a search warrant in Waynesburg last Thursday.

According to arrest records, Brian Trailer, 39, and Heidi Young, 46, both of Waynesburg, were arrested, along with Ashley Robinson, of Hazard, who had four active warrants in multiple counties for his arrest.

Janet Wyatt, of Stanford, was also arrested for shoplifting after she fled to the same residence where the search warrant was executed.

According to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, en route to executing the search warrant at a residence on Ky. Hwy. 1247 Loop 2 deputies sent to Dollar General on US 27 South for reported shoplifting.

By the time deputies arrived, the suspect had fled the store and gone to the same residence where deputies were going to conduct the search.

When the deputies arrived, Wyatt was getting out of his truck, according to K9 Sgt. Michael Mullins.

She was arrested and charged with theft by unlawful taking (shoplifting).

Deputies executed the search warrant at the residence at approximately 9:30 p.m. on March 3 and found approximately 4.2 grams of suspected heroin/fentanyl, a digital scale, a pill crusher, several used and unused hypodermic syringes, $656 in cash and several clear plastic bags. .

Two children were present at the house during the search, including a two-year-old and a 10-year-old.

According to the sheriff’s office, there were several used uncapped hypodermic syringes that were readily available to minors.

Social services were immediately notified and responded to the scene to assist in the investigation.

Trailer, who lives in the house, was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance (heroin) after deputies located a ‘pinkish substance that looked like heroin’ inside a handbag. back in the kitchen, according to the arrest citation.

The backpack contained a wallet containing cards with Trailer’s name on them. He was also in the kitchen at the time of the search, the citation states, and he had a hypodermic needle on him.

Trailer also had an active warrant for his arrest outside of Lincoln County.

Young, who also lives in the home, was arrested and charged with trafficking a controlled substance (heroin), endangering the welfare of a minor, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

According to the arrest citation, deputies found a “pinkish substance that looked like heroin” inside Young’s main bathroom, along with several empty bags and hypodermic syringes.

In another bedroom, deputies located digital scales and a bag containing “fine white powder”.

Young had about $600 in US currency in her purse, according to the citation.

K9 Sergeant. Michael Mullins is the lead investigator on the case. He was assisted in the arrests by Constable Eddie Brown and Lincoln County Sheriff’s Deputies McIntosh, Price, Mullins, Phillips, Taylor and Cloyd.


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