Victoria M. Bishop
Victoria M. Bishop
On Thursday, Sept. 28, a Logan County Sheriff’s Department Deputy arrested two individuals after locating illegal drugs.

Jacob S. Whitaker, 32, and Victoria M. Bishop, 42, both of Lewisburg, were taken into custody and lodged in the Logan County Detention Center.

According to authorities, deputies arrived at 382 Whittaker Road in attempts to locate a subject with an active warrant. Upon knocking at the residence, deputies detected a strong smell of marijuana coming from inside.

A search warrant was obtained and while executing the warrant, deputies discovered marijuana, marijuana plants, methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.

Both Whitaker and Bishop have been charged with cultivating in marijuana less than five plants, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and 1st degree possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine).

On Wednesday, Sept. 27, the Logan County Sheriff’s Department Deputy arrested Kyle Allen Lyons, 28, of Auburn after initiating a traffic stop.

According to authorities, deputy Kyler Harvey conducted a traffic stop on a 1994 Honda traveling eastbound on 68 near Auburn.

During the traffic stop, the deputy located multiple items of drug paraphernalia and a syringe containing illegal drugs.

Lyons was arrested and lodged in the Logan County Detention Center on charges of reckless driving, failure to produce insurance, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs, 1st degree possession of a controlled substance (drug unspecified), possession of drug paraphernalia and a prescription controlled substance not in proper container.

Auburn Police Officer Sgt. Josh Toomey assisted.

On Tuesday, Sept. 26, a female reported her vehicle had been stolen from the Executive Inn in Russellville. The Logan County Sheriff’s Department received information that Joseph Aaron Markham, 30, of Russellville was a suspect in the theft.

Deputies located the vehicle on Bilyeu Cemetery Road and located Markham at 1788 Homer Road.

Markham attempted to flee from deputies on foot behind the residence, however, he was located near a wood line behind the residence. According to authorities, Markham attempted to swallow a plastic bag containing pills, but was unable to do so.

Deputies located additional pills, methamphetamine and multiple items of drug paraphernalia near Markham, who later admitted to authorities he threw the items down to keep deputies from finding them.

Markham was arrested and lodged in the Logan County Detention Center on charges of theft by unlawful taking (auto) $500 or more but less than $10,000, 1st degree possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), possession of drug paraphernalia, 3rd degree possession of a controlled substance (drug unspecified), tampering with physical evidence and a prescription controlled substance not in proper container.