Edmonson Voice Report:
Two men were arrested on Thursday, January 28th and face felony drug charges after an incident at the Dollar Store in Brownsville, according to local law enforcement.
The Edmonson County Sheriff's Office said that a deputy observed an individual in the parking lot of Dollar General Store who appeared to be under the influence. According to a press release from the Sheriff's Office, the deputy and a Department of Fish and Wildlife officer made contact with the subject as he got into the driver’s seat of a vehicle.
The suspect was identified as Brian Boutillier (50) of Somerset, and passenger was identified as Johnathon Lewis (30) of Burnside, Kentucky. The Sheriff's Office stated that as Lewis exited the vehicle, law enforcement saw a white syringe cap containing suspected methamphetamine. Both Boutillier and Lewis were immediately detained, and a probable cause search was performed on the vehicle, according to authorities.
Officers located additional suspected methamphetamine, suspected controlled substances, and various forms of drug paraphernalia. Both individuals were placed under arrest.
Both Boutillier and Lewis were charged with:
"The Edmonson County Sheriff’s Office appreciates the assistance provided by the Department of Fish and Wildlife," they said in a statement.