Edmonson Voice Staff Report:
An investigation stemming from a July domestic dispute has resulted in two individuals being indicted by an Edmonson County Grand Jury on felony drug charges, according to a press release from the Edmonson County Sheriff's Office.
On July 12, 2019, Edmonson County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to 175 Woosley Drive, Smiths Grove, for a domestic disturbance, which resulted in the arrest of Christopher Robertson, (40) of Smiths Grove on that same day for Assault 4th Degree Domestic Violence, Minor Injury, according to the release.
The Sheriff's Office reported that during the investigation, a search of the property resulted in the discovery of a basement room in the home being used for drug activity. A Sheriff’s deputy reportedly detected the strong odor of marijuana in the room, along with various drug paraphernalia used for smoking marijuana. Also found was suspected methamphetamine residue inside of a baggie and paraphernalia used for smoking meth, the release stated.
The case was presented to an Edmonson County Grand Jury on July 30, 2019 and an indictment was returned on Lindsey J. Joy (41) and Christopher Robertson (40), both of 175 Woosley Drive, Smiths Grove, on August 19, 2019. Both have been formally charged and served Indictment Warrants for Possession Controlled Substance, 1st Degree, 1st Offense (methamphetamine) and Drug Paraphernalia—Buy/Possess.
They were both lodged in Hart County Jail.