Edmonson Voice Staff Report:
Two individuals were arrested over the weekend and now face felony drug charges, according to the Edmonson County Sheriff's Office.
In a press release, officials said an Edmonson County Sheriff’s Office made contact with Brian Bledsoe (43) of Smiths Grove, KY and Mildred T. Justice (46) of Campbellsville, KY at Z Mart in Sweeden, KY as a result of what the Sheriff called a "Terry Stop," which is is a stop of a person by law enforcement officers based upon reasonable suspicion that a person may have been engaged in criminal activity.
A stainless steel tool, commonly used to unlock vehicles, was laying in plain view, according to sheriff's office. Officials said that due to multiple drug and theft complaints in this area, deputies asked for consent to search the vehicle, which was reportedly given by Bledsoe. The press release stated that drug paraphernalia containing suspected methamphetamine residue was found in the bed of the truck.
Both Bledsoe and Justice were charged with Possession of Controlled Substance, 1st Degree, 1st Offense (methamphetamine), Drug Paraphernalia— Buy/Possess, and Possession of Burglary Tool, and were lodged in Hart County Jail.