Edmonson Voice Report:
Two individuals were arrested after meth was found in the vehicle they were in during a traffic stop on Friday, according to a statement from the Edmonson County Sheriff's Office.
Officials said that around 10pm on August 27th, an Edmonson County Sheriff's deputy observed a Mazda pickup cross the centerline multiple times in a short distance on Nolin Dam Road. During the traffic stop, the driver was identified as Andrew Hampton (40) of Brownsville, and the passenger as Kristina Emery (41) of Morgantown.
According to the Sheriff's Office, Hampton was given field sobriety test and consent to search the vehicle was given by Hampton, which resulted in the discovery of suspected methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.
The Sheriff's Office said that neither Hampton nor Emery took ownership of the drugs and paraphernalia, so both were arrested and charged with:
Hampton was also charged with Careless driving.
Both were lodged in Hart County Jail.
Edmonson County Sheriff’s Office was assisted on scene by Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife.