Edmonson Voice Report:
A passenger of a vehicle was arrested and faces multiple felony drug charges after a recent traffic stop, according to the Edmonson County Sheriff's Office.
On April 8, 2022, at approximately 8:00PM, an Edmonson County sheriff’s deputy initiated a traffic stop on Sage Road, where Justin R Nichols, (21) of Bowling Green was identified as a passenger in the vehicle. Nichols reportedly told law enforcement he was armed when asked by a deputy and Nichols was instructed to exit the vehicle so the deputy could secure the weapons, according to the Sheriff's Office. During this process, the deputy reportedly discovered three loaded firearms on Nichols’ person and suspected marijuana. The Sheriff's Office also said that a further search of Nichols and the vehicle resulted in the discovery of drug paraphernalia and suspected methamphetamine; all of which Nichols allegedly took ownership.
Nichols was arrested and charged with: