Edmonson Voice Report:
A Scottsville man was arrested Saturday night after law enforcement found him in possession of meth in a school parking lot, according to the Edmonson County Sheriff's Office.
The Sheriff's Office reported that around 11:00 pm on Saturday, August 14, 2021, deputies observed a vehicle parked with its lights off in the parking lot of the Edmonson County 5/6 Center. Deputies reportedly detected the strong odor of marijuana from the vehicle as they approached to make contact with the driver, who was identified as Christopher G. Jones (27) of Scottsville.
Jones admitted to having marijuana on his person and when deputies conducted a search, they found suspected marijuana and drug paraphernalia with suspected methamphetamine residue, the Sheriff's Office stated. A search of the vehicle resulted in the discovery of additional suspected methamphetamine.
Jones was placed under arrest and charged with:
• Possession of Controlled Substance, 1st Degree, 3rd or > Offense (methamphetamine)
• Drug Paraphernalia—Buy/Possess
• Possession of Marijuana
He was lodged in Hart County Jail.