Edmonson Voice Staff Report:
Local authorities said a felony drug trafficking arrest was made yesterday after the Edmonson County Sheriff's Office responded to an anonymous drug complaint.
Sometime around 4pm yesterday, law enforcement officials said they contacted David L. James, 57, of Brownsville, in the Family Dollar parking lot in relation to a drug complaint that he was selling drugs.
Officials said that while they were speaking with James, they found suspected hydrocodone in his possession, which was bagged in plastic wrap along with an unspecified amount of cash. James was arrested and charged with Trafficking in Controlled substance-first degree-drug unspecified, Prescription controlled substance not in original container, and License to be in possession.
Along with the pills and cash, a cell phone and vehicle were seized on scene.
James was transported and lodged in the Hart County Jail. The sheriff's office was assisted by the District 2 Constable.
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