by Edmonson Voice Staff
Early on Saturday, June 6th 2015 around 1:45am, Brownsville Police observed a gray Ford Taurus traveling south on Main Street in the area of Farm Bureau. Police say the vehicle was clocked traveling 51mph in a 35mph zone. A traffic stop was conducted and the driver of the vehicle was reported to have had very slow speech and extremely red and bloodshot eyes. Field sobriety test were given, and the driver showed several signs of being under the influence of marijuana.
Police say the driver, Kyle Smith, 20, Mammoth Cave, admitted to officers that he had smoked marijuana previously that night. A search of the vehicle resulted in the finding of suspected marijuana and paraphernalia on two passengers that were in the vehicle. The following subjects were arrested:
Kyle Smith, charged with speeding 16mph over the limit and operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs/etc..08- 1st Offense.
Verlon Harder, 21, Mammoth Cave, charged with public intoxication controlled substance (excludes alcohol), possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia-buy/possess.
Tyler Hardin, 21, Caneyville, charged with public intoxication controlled substance (excludes alcohol), possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia-buy/possess.
All subjects were arrested and lodged in the Hart County Jail. The investigation was led by Officer Garth Avery and assisted by District 2 Constable Tim Skees.