Man Had Five Outstanding Warrants, Faces New Drug Charges
Edmonson Voice Staff Report:
A Meade County man wanted for theft, various traffic charges, fleeing or evading police, criminal mischief, and receiving stolen property has been located and arrested in the Cave Hollow Bay community.
The Edmonson County Sheriff's Office said that deputies responded to Cave Hollow Bay after receiving a tip that Joshua Prevento, (38), of Vine Grove (Meade Co.), was staying at a residence there and was wanted on multiple warrants.
Prevento was located by deputies, probable cause for a search warrant of the property was found, and the Sheriff's Office along with the District 5 Constable subsequently executed a search warrant of the property. Illegal drugs and paraphernalia were seized, according to officials.
Prevento was wanted on the following warrants: Meade County warrant for theft of a motor vehicle registration plate decal, Operating on a suspected/revoked operators license and other traffic charges, a Meade County warrant for fleeing or evading police in a motor vehicle 1st degree, Fleeing or evading police on foot 1st degree, Criminal mischief 1st degree, and Receiving stolen property over $500. Also, a Meade County bench warrant for Flagrant Non Support, A Jefferson County warrant for failure to produce insurance card, and another Jefferson County warrant for Operating on suspended/revoked operators license.
Prevento was also charged in Edmonson County Possession of controlled substance 1st degree-1st offense -meth, Possession of marijuana, and Drug paraphernalia buy/possess
He was lodged in Hart County Jail.