Edmonson Voice Report:
A Brownsville man was arrested and charged with felony drug possession after a traffic stop late Sunday night, according to the Edmonson County Sheriff's Office.
The Sheriff's Office stated that a deputy initiated a traffic stop near P. Lindsey Road for a brake light violation around midnight on Sunday, March 6th. The operator of the vehicle was identified as Dayton Thomas (18) and the passenger was identified as Jeremy Thomas (40) of Brownsville.
According to the Sheriff's Office, the deputy detected the odor of marijuana emitting from the vehicle and conducted a probable cause search of the vehicle, which resulted in the discovery of a used syringe and drug paraphernalia. Law enforcement also said that they discovered Jeremy Thomas to be in possession of another syringe and suspected methamphetamine. Jeremy Thomas allegedly took ownership of the suspected drugs, was placed under arrest, and charged with Drug Paraphernalia—Buy/Possess, Possession Controlled Substance, 1st Degree/1st Offense (methamphetamine).
He was lodged in Hart County Jail.