Edmonson Voice Staff Report:
A Leitchfield woman has been arrested and charged with driving under the influence of drugs after a traffic stop, according to the Edmonson County Sheriff's Office.
In a released statement, the Sheriff's Office said they made a traffic stop on a gold Chevrolet sedan around 3:50pm on Sunday, March 17, 2019 that was found driving recklessly on HWY 259N.
During the traffic stop at Z Mart in Sweeden, the driver of the vehicle was discovered to be Theresa L. Taymon (56) of Leitchfield. Also in the vehicle was a 4 year old juvenile passenger; a grandchild to the driver, according to the Sheriff's Office.
Officials said that after making contact with Taymon, a field sobriety test was performed and the driver was found to be driving under the influence of drugs.
The Edmonson County Sheriff’s Department K-9 Unit was on scene and after the K-9 indicated on Taymon’s vehicle, probable cause for a search of the vehicle and person was initiated. A substance that tested positive for methamphetamine was found on Taymon, driver of the vehicle. She was arrested on scene and charged with: