Edmonson Voice Staff Report:
A three-week long investigation has led to the arrest of two Bee Spring residents after an undercover operation from the Edmonson County Sheriff's Office, according to a press release.
Deputies reported that on Saturday, January 4, 2020, they conducted an undercover operation to take Erik Harley Anderson, 26 of Bee Spring, into custody on theft and forgery charges. Once in custody, deputies said they attempted to serve another felony warrant in the home when they located firearms and suspected drugs.
According to the Sheriff's Office, Anderson is a convicted felon and is not legally allowed to possess firearms. Deputies reportedly then got a search warrant for the residence and located multiple guns, drug paraphernalia, suspected methamphetamine and marijuana, as well as suspected stolen tools.
One firearm was reported stolen from Tennessee, according to the Sheriff's Office. Also charged was Sydney Sawyer, 19 of Bee Spring, who was allegedly using her social media account to assist Anderson in trafficking the stolen items.
Anderson was charged with Forgery 1st degree, Theft of Identity, Theft by Unlawful Taking over $500, as well as felony drug charges. Sawyer also faces various felony drug charges. The investigation is ongoing and more charges are expected.