Edmonson Voice Staff Report:
Two individuals have been arrested and face felony drug trafficking charges after in incident in Bee Spring on Tuesday, according to the Edmonson County Sheriff's Office.
Authorities said in a press release that at approximately 6pm on January 7, 2020, the Edmonson County Sheriff’s Office received information that Kimberly Deering (44) of Bee Spring, who was wanted on multiple outstanding warrants was possibly traveling in the area of Noah Stevenson Road.
Deputies reported that they observed a vehicle matching the description of the one Deering had been driving. Deputies said that since the license plate of the vehicle returned as expired, a traffic stop was initiated, according to the release. When deputies approached the vehicle, the female occupant allegedly gave a false name, but officers immediately recognized her to be Kimberly Deering and placed her under arrest for three outstanding warrants, according to the Sheriff's Office.
Deputies also reported they detected the distinct odor of marijuana coming from the passenger side of the vehicle and after a probable cause search was conducted, deputies said they found suspected methamphetamine and multiple forms of drug paraphernalia, along with a stolen debt card.
The driver of the vehicle, William Saltsman (47) of Leitchfield, Kentucky, along with Kimberly Deering were charged with:
Both were arrested on scene and lodged in Hart County Jail.