Man Found In Dollar Store Parking Lot As Deputies Make Quick Stop
Darren Doyle, story:
A Bowling Green man has been arrested where he now faces multiple charges, including child endangerment and a felony drug charge after he was found unconscious in his vehicle at a nearby market when deputies made a quick stop at the location.
According to the Edmonson County Sheriff's Office, deputies stopped at the Chalybeate Dollar General around 7:30pm on Friday night where they found James N. Wells, (34) of Bowling Green passed out in a vehicle in the store's parking lot.
During a probable cause search, deputies said they discovered what appeared to be methamphetamine and multiple bags of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, an undisclosed amount of cash, and a concealed handgun under a console. In the backseat was a 6-year old child.
Wells was arrested and charged with:
The child was unharmed and released to the care of his grandparents.
Wells was lodged in Hart County Jail. Also assisting was the Brownsville City Police Department.