Police uncover meth labs in Clermont County

Paul Bryant (Source: Clermont County Jail)
Paul Bryant (Source: Clermont County Jail)
Kathryn McKinney (Source: Clermont County Jail)
Kathryn McKinney (Source: Clermont County Jail)

Posted by Trina Edwards - email

LOVELAND, OH (FOX19) - Four people have been arrested after police uncovered meth labs in Northern Clermont County.

On Tuesday evening, police executed a search warrant in the 6500 block of Arborcrest Drive in Loveland. The warrant was obtained and executed after Paul "Pig" Bryant, 43, of West Harrison, Ind., was stopped by drug agents and uninformed police. During this stop, a mobile meth lab was discovered in the bed of his Chevy pick up truck. Bryant was arrested for an outstanding child support warrant. Additional charges may be filed.

Additionally, Kathryn McKinney, 40, was arrested in the residence where the search warrant was executed.  She was found in possession of a small quantity of Methamphetamine and charged with Illegal Assembly. There were also chemicals for producing Methamphetamine located in the basement of the residence.

Both subjects were transported to the Clermont County Jail.

Another search warrant was executed in the 300 block of Branch Street, in Loveland, where a quantity of items used in the production of Methamphetamine was seized.  Evidence was also present that indicated abuse and trafficking in Heroin.  There were two children, aged 5 and 7, present in the residence at the time the search warrant was executed, and they were released to relatives pending further investigation and assessment by Children's Protective Services.

Kathryn Littne, 26, was arrested and charged with Possession and Paraphernalia. Harry Lofland III, 32, was charged with one count of Possession. Both were transported to the Hamilton County Justice Center.

The investigation is continuing and in the early stages, with more arrests possible at a future date.

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