Edmonson Voice Report:
Two individuals were arrested on meth and other charges after a traffic stop in Chalybeate yesterday, according to the Edmonson County Sheriff's Office.
The Sheriff's Office stated that at approximately 5:30 pm on Thursday, July 29, 2021, a deputy initiated a traffic stop on a Toyota Corolla at the Dollar General Store in Chalybeate, after following the vehicle for several miles and observing the driver swerve over the yellow line several times. The driver of the vehicle was identified as Nicholas Towe (43), who was reported to be homeless, who was discovered to have multiple warrants and suspended driver’s license, the Sheriff's Office said.
The passenger of the vehicle was identified as Megan Sowders (33) of Bowling Green, Kentucky. According to the Sheriff's Office, the deputy saw drug paraphernalia laying in plain view when Towe was removed from the vehicle, which resulted in a search of the vehicle. Suspected methamphetamine and additional drug paraphernalia were reportedly discovered inside the vehicle, and upon a search of Sowders, law enforcement reportedly discovered suspected marijuana on her person.
Sowders (no photo available)was arrested and charged with:
Towe was arrested for two outstanding Warren County warrants for probations violations on felony offenses and he was subsequently charged by Edmonson County Sheriff’s Office for:
Both were transported and lodged in Hart County Jail. Edmonson County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by Brownsville City Police.