Traffic Stop Leads To Arrest
Edmonson Voice Staff Report:
Two women were arrested in the Wingfield community on New Year's Eve after a routine traffic stop led to the discovery of drugs, according to the Edmonson County Sheriff's Office.
Deputies said they conducted the traffic stop on December 31st on a gold Ford Taurus for suspected DUI in the Wingfield community. According to the Sheriff's Office, the driver was identified as Susan Y. Cherry, 57 of Bowling Green, and Theresa C. Short, 33 of Bowling Green was identified as the passenger.
Deputies reported that Short, the passenger, gave the deputy a false social security number. After receiving consent to search, deputies reportedly found a change purse in Cherry’s pocket which contained suspected methamphetamine and marijuana, according to the Sheriff's Office. Deputies said that due to the packaging and amount of the suspected meth, Cherry was charged with trafficking in meth, which is a felony. Short was also arrested on a warrant from Warren County.