by Laney Meredith
Wednesday night, police received a tip about a possible intoxicated driver in the Brownsville area. Police soon matched the description to a vehicle and performed a routine traffic stop in the 700 block of KY HWY 70 (Morgantown Rd).
According to police, after making contact with the car, it was found that the driver was not intoxicated, however, police say the passenger of the vehicle, Aaron Bevin, 40, of Sweeden, strongly smelled of alcohol. Police say a routine search was conducted where hydrocodone and marijuana were found in Bevin's possession.
Bevin was then charged with possession of controlled substance- 1st, prescription medication not in original container, possession of marijuana, and public intoxication of controlled substance.
The investigation was led by Deputy Jordan Jones and assisted by Deputy Wally Ritter and Officer Garth Avery.