Michael Wayne Hightower

Michael Wayne Hightower

Staff report

On Sunday, July 1, 2018, at approximitly 12:48 p.m., deputy Kyler Harvey of the Logan County Sheriff's Department was on routine patrol when he observed Anthony Michael Young, 36, of Lewisburg and Michael Wayne Hightower, 36, of Lewisburg working on a vehicle in the parking lot of a business on Gordansville Road in Lewisburg.

Deputy Harvey was aware Young had a bench warrant out of the Logan County courts.

Upon making contact with the two individuals, deputy Harvey observed in plain view a small plastic bag containing crystal methamphetamine.

During the investigation, deputy Harvey also located a glass pipe containing suspected methamphetamine.

As a result of the investigation, Young and Hightower were arrested and lodged in the Logan County Detention Center.

In addition to the warrant, Young is being charged with possession of a controlled substance first-degree (methamphetamine) and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Hightower is being charged with possession of a controlled substance first-degree (methamphetamine) and drug paraphernalia.