Father, son arrested in drug bust

Published 11:24 am Thursday, March 20, 2014

SOUTH POINT — A father and son are behind bars following a drug bust in South Point by the Lawrence Drug and Major Crimes Task Force.

Investigators with the task force, as well as the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office and the Ironton Police Department, executed two search warrants Wednesday night at the homes of Larry K. Layman, 63, of 71 Township Road 1034, South Point, and Steven T. Layman, 31 of 97 Township Road 1034 South Point.

Officers seized oxycodone, alprazolam, cocaine, marijuana, $41,000 in cash, two firearms and two vehicles at Larry K. Layman’s residence.

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According to a press release from Prosecuting Attorney Brigham Anderson’s office, the narcotics have an estimated street value of $10,000.

The father and son are each being charged with trafficking in drugs. They will be arraigned on Friday in Lawrence County Municipal Court.

Anyone wishing to report drug activity can call the Lawrence Drug and Major Crimes Task Force hotline at 740-534-5830.