Edmonson Voice Report:
Two individuals were arrested on felony drug charges as a result of a warrant service call on Sunday, according to the Edmonson County Sheriff's Office.
The Sheriff's Office stated that Edmonson County Sheriff’s Deputies arrived at the 100-block of Blue Bird Road for a felony warrant service on May 15, 2022. According to officials, a male subject, identified at Cody Johnson (18) of Smiths Grove, attempted to flee back inside the residence as deputies made contact with the subject. Deputies reportedly were able to secure Johnson without incident and conducted a security sweep of the home, where they located another male subject, identified as Michael D. Thomas, JR. (23), also of Smiths Grove, the Sheriff's Office said.
Law enforcement said they observed drug paraphernalia with suspected methamphetamine residue laying in plain view during the security sweep. Since neither Johnson nor Thomas granted consent to search further, the Edmonson County Sheriff’s Office applied for and was granted a search warrant, which resulted in the discovery of additional forms of drug paraphernalia, some with suspected methamphetamine residue, syringe, and marijuana, according to the Sheriff's Office.
Thomas took ownership of the marijuana, while both took ownership of the methamphetamine, the Sheriff's Office stated.
Cody Johnson was arrested and charged with:
Thomas was arrested and charged with:
Both were lodged in Hart County Jail.