photos not available for Loretta Goodpasture (47), Smiths Grove, and Angel Dimmett (20), Smiths Grove
Edmonson Voice Staff Report:
Four individuals have been arrested and face an array of charges including drug trafficking after law enforcement responded to the report of a physical altercation yesterday, according to the Edmonson County Sheriff's Office.
Officials stated that at approximately 2:30 p.m. on Monday, May 24, 2021, deputies were dispatched to the 18000-block of Louisville Road for an active physical altercation. A third-party caller stated that an unknown subject was attacking her sister and that there were two children present.
According to the Sheriff's Office, law enforcement made contact with Loretta Goodpasture (47), a resident of the incident location, who stated a female subject, identified as Angel Dimmett (20) of Smiths Grove, had attacked her and three male subjects were also on scene. Goodpasture stated one of the male subjects had fired a gun during the altercation, the Sheriff's Office said. Officers located the three male subjects, identified as Easton Rector (23) of Oakland, Jason Temples (22) of Smiths Grove, and Michael Vance (49), who also a resident of the incident location. The Sheriff's Office stated that Vance admitted to firing a gun into the ground and that the firearm was inside the building. Witnesses on scene stated to law enforcement that both female subjects had gotten into a physical altercation, both causing harm to the other, according to the Sheriff's Office.
Law enforcement officials stated that Goodpasture and Vance gave consent to search the residence and outbuildings, which resulted in numerous forms of drug paraphernalia, suspected methamphetamine, cash, and several firearms. Law enforcement also located a white powdery substance, consistent with that of a controlled substance, in the children’s bedroom.
Angel Dimmett was charged and arrested for:
Michael Vance was charged and arrested for:
The Department of Social Services was called to assist with placement of the two juveniles on scene during the time of the incident. Dimmett, Goodpasture, Rector, and Vance were all lodged in Hart County Jail. Temples was lodged in Warren County Regional Jail.
The Sheriff's Office also stated that this is an ongoing investigation with further charges pending.
Edmonson County Sheriff’s Office was assisted on scene by Kentucky Fish and Wildlife, Kentucky State Police, and the District 5 Constable.