Edmonson Voice Staff Report:
A Leitchfield man was recently arrested and faces multiple felony drug charges that includes two different trafficking counts, according to Brownsville City Police.
In a press release from the BPD, officers reported that they were dispatched to the north city limits of Brownsville on Sunday, September 8th near Dollar General on HWY 259N where an anonymous caller stated that there were two individuals showing signs of drug impairment. Police said the caller advised dispatch that a man and woman were getting on a black motorcycle in the parking lot, but the driver seemed too impaired to drive.
Brownsville Police and an Edmonson County Sheriff's Deputy then initiated a traffic stop on a Harley-Davidson matching the description given by the caller where the driver was identified as Dennis Bounds, 65, of Leitchfield, KY. A passenger was identified as Patricia Horn, 48, of Millwood, KY.
According to police, Bounds was administered field sobriety tests by Brownsville Police and after showing signs of impairment, was placed under arrest for Operating a Motor Vehicle under the Influence of Alcohol/Drugs 1st offense.
A search of Dennis Bounds’ person yielded a small zip-lock bag with a blue pill cut in half coated with a white crystal powdery substance, along with multiple empty small zip-lock bags, according to police. A field test kit resulted positive for Methamphetamine, officers reported. The press release also stated that multiple items associated with meth use was found Inside the side compartments of the motorcycle.
A sheriff's deputy discovered a hidden sunglasses case stuck in between the driver and passenger seat of the motorcycle that yielded more suspected Methamphetamine, thirty-four Hydrocodone, and more drug paraphernalia, according to police.
Bounds was also charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine) 1st degree 2nd offense, Possession of a Controlled Substance (Opiates) 1st degree 1st offense, Trafficking in Controlled Substance 2nd degree 2nd offense Schedule 1 or 2 Narcotics, Trafficking in Controlled Substance 1st degree 2nd offense (two grams or more of Methamphetamine), Buy or Possess Drug Paraphernalia, and Persistent Felony Offender.
The Harley-Davidson motorcycle was seized by Brownsville Police.
Patricia Horn was also placed under arrest by an Edmonson County Sheriff's Deputy on two outstanding warrants.
The investigation was led by Brownsville Police Officer Dustin Harvey with assistance from the Edmonson County Sheriff's Office.