Darren Doyle, story:
Two individuals were arrested and charged with multiple offenses, including possession of cocaine after a trespassing complaint, according to the Brownsville Police Department.
In an interview with police, BPD stated that officers with the department were dispatched to 103 Reservoir Street in Brownsville around 5:30PM on Monday, August 7, 2023 for a trespassing complaint. BPD said that upon arrival, officers located two individuals, identified as Jolantha Wayne Butts (60) of Bowling Green, and Peggy Sue Bennett (64) of Bowling Green, inside the residence, which police said had been vacant for months.
Police stated that Bennett went outside to her vehicle to retrieve her identification, where police discovered the strong odor of marijuana. Police also said that both subjects admitted to having marijuana inside the vehicle.
A search of the vehicle found suspected marijuana and suspected cocaine, BPD told the Edmonson Voice. Both subjects allegedly stated that they did not have permission to be inside the residence and both were arrested.
Jolantha Wayne Butts was charged with:
Peggy Sue Bennett was charged with:
Both were lodged in the Hart County Jail.