Edmonson Voice Staff Report:
Two females have been arrested in connection with a stolen firearm, one being a teenage juvenile, after an incident at Nolin Lake over the weekend, according to the Edmonson County Sheriff's Office.
The Edmonson County Sheriff's Office, Brownsville Police, and District 5 Constable responded to multiple 911 calls from the Nolin Lake State Park of a large fight on Sunday evening, June 2nd. Law enforcement responded and located a a blue Nissan Altima that matched the description given by witnesses who reported that the car fled the scene with several girls inside who were involved in a large altercation.
According to the Sheriff's Office, witnesses reported that one of the females involved had a handgun. Authorities said the District 5 Constable located the car and held all subjects involved at gunpoint until more units could arrive. The Sheriff's Office and Brownsville Police detained all occupants of the vehicle upon arrival while a search was made of the vehicle and surrounding area.
Law enforcement located a handgun in a grassy area near the vehicle matching the description of the gun that witnesses saw. A serial number check of the gun revealed that the weapon had been reported stolen out of Louisville.
The driver of the vehicle, Savannah L. Van Meter, was arrested on a Jefferson County warrant, and a juvenile female was also arrested for Receiving Stolen Property (handgun) and Possession of Marijuana. Van Meter was lodged in the Hart County Jail, while the juvenile was lodged in the Warren County Juvenile Detention Center.