Edmonson Voice Report:
A man and woman were both recently arrested and face multiple drug charges while another was arrested in the same incident as a fugitive out of Illinois after a traffic stop.
According to the Edmonson County Sheriff's Office, an Edmonson County deputy jailer called in a reckless driver complaint on Brownsville Road on March 19th. The Sheriff's Office stated that the deputy jailer continued following the vehicle through Brownsville and onto Morgantown Road, where an Edmonson sheriff's deputy then observed the vehicle traveling westbound on Morgantown Road in the middle of the highway, where a traffic stop was then initiated. The driver of the vehicle was identified as April Flora (39) of Bowling Green.
Upon making contact with Flora, the deputy observed drug paraphernalia in plain view and detected the odor of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle, the Sheriff's Office said. A search of the vehicle was performed and produced drug paraphernalia, suspected marijuana, and suspected methamphetamine, according to the Sheriff's Office. Flora and a front-seat passenger, identified as Christopher Reeves (49) of Sturgis, Kentucky were both placed under arrest and charged with:
A third passenger, identified as Chontel M. Powell, was discovered to have an outstanding arrest warrant from Granite City, Illinois and was arrested and charged with Fugitive from Another State.