Edmonson Voice Staff Report:
A resident of 3949 Morgantown Road is facing multiple felony drug charges after the Edmonson County Sheriff's Office attempted to serve him with a misdemeanor warrant on Sunday, December 9, 2018, at 8:44pm.
According to the sheriff's office, as a deputy arrived at the residence, he noticed two male subjects on the property that attempted to flee at the sight of law enforcement. One of the subjects, Shawn Wayne Filback (46), was apprehended after a foot chase. Filback was the individual with the outstanding warrant, according to the sheriff's office.
Officials said that the deputy noticed materials commonly used in a one-step meth lab on the property which led to probable cause for a search warrant. Two other meth lab certified deputies from the sheriff's office neutralized the lab for proper disposal, according to officials.
The sheriff's office also said a search warrant was executed in the residence and deputies found Patricia Mills, (41), of Brownsville inside. She was apprehended on separate charges relating to an Indictment Warrant for two counts of Trafficking in Controlled Substance, 1st Degree/1st Offence, Drug Paraphernalia (buy/possess), Carrying a Concealed Weapon, and Public Intoxication (controlled substance, excluding alcohol).
Filback was arrested and charged with:
“As always, we are grateful for the good working relationship and assistance from Brownsville City Police," said Sheriff Shane Doyle. "While we don’t often see home-cooked meth in this area, it is still a problem, leaving us no choice but to continue to work harder to fight the war on drugs in Edmonson County.”
The investigation is ongoing and is being led by Edmonson County Sheriff’s Office. Assisting was Brownsville City Police, who served the warrant on Mills.