Martin County man charged with trafficking in meth

INEZ, Ky. –  A Martin County man is in jail, accused of trafficking in meth.  Tuesday night, Deputies with the Martin County Sheriff’s office went to a residence in Deboard, looking for 34 year old Scott Marcum, who had an arrest warrant out of Lawrence County. According to Deputy Aaron Blevins, Marcum answered the door with a metal box in his shirt pocket containing what is believed to be meth.  Inside the residence, police found used syringes, plastic bags commonly used to package meth, a digital scale, a glass pipe and a quantity of what is believed to be methamphetamine. Scott Marcum was arrested, and is facing charges of first degree trafficking in Methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia, as well as the charges he faces out of Lawrence County.