Two Kentuckians arrested on drug charges after MTV show airs

ASHLAND, Ky. (WKYT) -- Kentucky State Police say they have arrested two people after the airing of a reality television episode.

Police arrested Cortney J. Howard, 26, and David Robert Nickell, 33, after they were featured on an episode of True Life: I'm addicted to Pills which aired on December 9th.

The investigation is ongoing by Kentucky State Police and additional charges are pending.

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