Edmonson Voice Report:
A Bee Spring man faces multiple felony charges, including two drug trafficking counts after an arrest on Friday, April 17th, according to the Edmonson County Sheriff's Office.
In a press release, the Sheriff's Office said that law enforcement received a complaint call about a possible intoxicated driver leaving the Bee Spring community on Friday. According to the release, a deputy located a truck, a 1996 GMC Sierra pickup, and attempted to perform a traffic stop on the vehicle, which matched the truck's description.
The driver allegedly refused to stop and continued for about a mile until the truck stopped at a residence, where deputies then identified the driver as Ryan A. Minton, (31), of Bee Spring, and detained him.
The Sheriff's Office also said a K9 officer was utilized and indicated the presence of illicit substances in the vehicle. A search was then performed and a white, crystalline substance, along with suspected controlled medications, were located in the vehicle, according to the Sheriff's Office. Minton was arrested and charged with:
He was transported to the Hart County Jail, where he's being held on a $5,000 cash bond.