Edmonson Voice Staff Report:
Law enforcement officials say multiple anonymous tips led to a traffic stop where several grams of crystal meth were located on Thursday.
The Edmonson County Sheriff's Office reported they received multiple tips that a black 2009 Hyundai and driver was involved in drug activity. Officials said they located the vehicle on KY HWY 743 near Pine Grove Presbyterian Church and a traffic stop was made for items in the windshield that appeared to be obstructing the driver's view.
According to reports, the driver of the car, Lisa Wingfield, 35 of Brownsville told deputies that she was actually on her way to the sheriff's office to offer her help in an unsolved burglary being worked by local police. Deputies said that due to the many complaints regarding drug activity, Tango was deployed in and around the vehicle where he indicated illegal substances were inside.
Deputies said that a small amount of marijuana was found inside the vehicle, then Tango indicated illegal substances on the passenger, Spencer L. Harp, 34 of Bowling Green. A search of the passenger led to the discovery of 9 grams of crystal meth, drug paraphernalia, and a small amount of marijuana, according to reports.
Lisa Wingfield was arrested and charged with Trafficking controlled substance-first degree-first offense-greater than 2gms of meth (Class C Felony), Possession of marijuana, Drug paraphernalia-buy/possess, Obstructed vision and/or windshield.
Spencer L. Harp was arrested and charged with Trafficking a controlled substance-first degree-greater than 2gms of meth-2nd or more offense (Class B Felony), Possession of marijuana, Drug paraphernalia-buy/possess.
Both subjects were transported and lodged in the Hart County Jail. If found guilty, Wingfield possibly faces 5-10 years in prison while Harp could face 10-20 years. Each could see fines of up to $10,000.
2/5/2017 05:04:07 pm
I would like to thank the Edmonson county police officers for the great job that they do everyday. Keep up the good work and by all means BE SAFE. My brother also is a officer of the law and I pray every night for his safety!!!
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