Trespass Complaint Leads To Drug Arrests For Teens
Edmonson Voice Staff Report:
The Edmonson County Sheriff's Office reported several arrests in Edmonson County over the Labor Day weekend, according to a series of press releases from their office today.
The releases stated that around 6:00 pm on Friday, August 30th, the sheriff's office received a trespassing complaint on Grassland Road in Brownsville. Once on scene, a juvenile from Smiths Grove, KY, along with Jagger Keith Filback (18) of Franklin, KY were told they were trespassing on the property and asked to leave at the request of the owner, according to the sheriff's office.
The two individuals were reportedly seen with a black backpack when deputies first arrived and after being instructed to leave, a black backpack, fitting the same description as seen by Deputies earlier, was discovered inside the residence by the owner, according to authorities. Officials said that a search of the black backpack by Deputies revealed suspected methamphetamine, suspected marijuana, and various drug paraphernalia. The juvenile and Jagger Keith Filback were each questioned in reference to the black backpack by local law enforcement and were then arrested and charged with Possession Controlled Substance, 1st Degree, 1st Offense (methamphetamine); Tampering with Physical Evidence; Drug Paraphernalia—Buy/Possess; and Possession of Marijuana.
Filback was also charged with Unlawful Transaction with a Minor, 1st—Illegal Controlled Substance, Under 18 Years of Age.
Road Safety Checkpoint Results In DUI, Drug Arrest
The Sheriff's Office also reported that around 8:30 pm on Saturday, August 31st during a Road Safety Check Point on Nolin Dam Road, deputies came into contact with Joseph Sherley (55) of Shepherdsville, KY, who allegedly admitted to drinking alcohol an hour or two earlier.
Deputies also said they detected the strong odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. A search of the vehicle produced marijuana, a cold Bud Light beer that was opened, and two suspected Hydrocodone pills; all items were found in the driver’s side door, according to deputies. Sherley also allegedly admitted to smoking marijuana and taking Hydrocodone pills earlier in the day, in conjunction with drinking alcohol. Sheriff’s deputies said they administered field sobriety tests, which resulted in Sherley being charged with Operating a Motor Vehicle under the Influence of Alcohol/Drugs/ Etc., 1st Offense; Prescription Controlled Substance Not in Original Container, 1st Offense; Possession of Marijuana; Possession of Open Alcoholic Beverage in Motor Vehicle Prohibited. He was arrested on scene and lodged in Hart County Jail.
A passenger in Sherley’s vehicle, Deanna L. Mills (51) also of Shepherdsville, KY, showed signs of intoxication with slurred speech and admitted to drinking alcohol, according to a press release from the Sheriff. She reportedly did not have a valid driver’s license and did not know of anyone in the general area that could come pick her up, so, due to her level of intoxication, she was charged with Alcohol Intoxication in a Public Place (1st and 2nd Offenses). She was also arrested on scene and lodged in Hart County Jail.
Motorist Assist Stop Results in Warrant, Meth Arrest
The Sheriff's Office also reported that on Monday, September 2nd, an Edmonson County Sheriff’s deputy stopped at Dru’s Flooring in Brownsville for a possible motorist assist all, after the deputy saw a vehicle in the parking lot with its hood up. The deputy reportedly recognized the subject with the vehicle to be Brandon Coy (31) of Wingfield Church Road in Bowling Green, KY, who the deputy knew to have an active Warrant of Arrest from a charge of Failure of Owner to Maintain Required Insurance, 2nd Degree/2nd Offense.
Coy was immediately placed under arrest for the warrant, but deputies also discovered that he had a bag of suspected methamphetamine in his pocket, according to the press release. In addition to being served the warrant, Coy was also charged with Possession of Controlled Substance, 1st Degree/1st Offense (methamphetamine); he was lodged in Hart County Jail.