A Morgantown man faces felony drug charges after a traffic stop on Saturday afternoon, according to the Edmonson County Sheriff's Office.
The Sheriff's Office stated that on January 9, 2021 at approximately 1:30PM, a deputy observed a red Honda Accord turn from Sandy Flat Road onto Morgantown Road while disregarding a stop sign without a turn signal. They also said local dispatch confirmed the license plate was also registered to another vehicle.
Deputies then initiated a traffic stop in the parking lot of Ace Hardware in Brownsville where the driver was identified as Anthony Hazelwood (30) of Morgantown, according to the Sheriff's Office. Hazelwood was allegedly driving with a suspended license and had multiple priors for the same offense.
Hazelwood was placed under arrest for driving on suspended license and upon a search for incident to arrest, the deputy reportedly found suspected methamphetamine on Hazelwood’s person. A search of his vehicle produced multiple baggies of suspected methamphetamine and multiple forms of drug paraphernalia, the Sheriff's Office said.
Hazelwood was charged with:
Hazelwood was lodged in Hart County Jail.