Willis A. Richardson, 39, was charged Aug. 11 after officers found marijuana and methamphetamine labs in his home.
Social services had requested police assistance on a welfare check on children at a residence on Cruse Road, according to Kentucky State Trooper Ryan Johnson. Upon arrival, Johnson obtained permission to search the residence and found a marijuana plant and evidence of several meth labs.
A 12-year-old was removed from the home and placed with family members. A pregnant woman residing at the residence was not charged.
The Hodgenville man was charged with cultivation in marijuana, less than five plants and first-degree manufacture of methamphetamine. He was lodged in the LaRue County Detention Center under $100,000 cash bond.
Trooper Johnson was assisted by the Greater Hardin County Task Force.