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Kenvir couple arrested after a child taken to the ER and drugs later found in their home

From the Harlan County Sheriff's Department -

On Thursday, January 19, 2023, a Kenvir couple was arrested after an investigation which began after a child was transported by EMS to the Harlan ARH Emergency Room.


Deputies accompanied social services on a home visit and recovered suspected methamphetamine and other controlled substances.


The couple was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance 1st degree, 1st offense (Methamphetamine), Possession of a Controlled Substance - 3rd degree (drug unspecified), Possession of Marijuana, drug paraphernalia buy/possess and 3 counts of wanton endangerment by Deputy Bryan Napier who was assisted by Deputies Jeremy Jones and Austin Reynolds.


Due to an ongoing investigation involving juveniles, no names have been released.


*All those reported by WRIL as being charged with a crime are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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