Chris Cooper Managing Editor
March 17, 2014
The Logan County Sheriff’s Department has been quite busy lately taking drugs off the roads, as well as from citizens at their homes. In a seven day period, four individuals were arrested and charged with numerous drug offenses, and deputies recovered stolen property.
On Saturday, March 8, 2014, Sgt. Clint Wright of the Logan County Sheriff’s Department was on a routine patrol on Ky 107 when he observed an ATV traveling on the roadway. The ATV was being operated by 38-year-old Brian E. Brumfield of Greenville.
As Sgt. Wright attempted to stop the ATV, Brumfield accelerated and began to flee through several open fields. After a short pursuit, Brumfield was later located hiding in a woodline.
After placing Brumfield under arrest, he was found to be in possession of marijuana. Upon further investigation, it was found that the ATV Brumfield was operating was reported stolen from Todd County.
Brumfield was transported to the Logan County Detention Center and charged with operating an ATV on roadway; operating on suspended license; fleeing or evading police, 2nd degree; possession of marijuana and receiving stolen property under $10,000.
Sgt. Wright was assisted by fellow deputies Kyler Harvey, Brandon Harvey and Ryan Johnson.
On Tuesday, March 11, 2014, Sgt. Clint Wright of the Logan County Sheriff’s Department responded to a reckless driving complaint on Highland Lick Road. While in the area, Sgt. Wright observed a vehicle driving very reckless, so he conducted a traffic stop. Upon contact with the operator of the vehicle, 43-year-old Michael L. Edwards, Sgt. Wright observed several items in the vehicle that had been reported stolen from Wal-Mart earlier in the day.
Upon a further search of the vehicle, Edwards was found to be in possession of 19 Xanax pills, 19 Diazepam pills, along with three boxes of pseudoephedrine tablets.
Edwards was later arrested and charged with following another vehicle too closely; reckless driving; operating on a suspended or revoked license; no registration plate; no insurance, 1st offense; two counts of possession of a controlled substance, third degree; two counts of prescription of a controlled substance not in proper container, firstand unlawful possession of a meth precursor, first offense.
Sgt. Wright was assisted by officer Greg Bellar of the Russellville Police Department.
On Friday, March 14, 2014, The Logan County Sheriff’s Department responded to 204 Wiley Chapel Road on a theft investigation. While on scene, deputy Kyler Harvey observed 22-year-old Alicia A. Yocham smoking methamphetamine from a glass meth pipe.
Deputies located a quantity of methamphetamine, marijuana and several items of drug paraphernalia.
Yocham was placed under arrest and charged with possession of marijuana; possession of a controlled substance, first degree, first offense (methamphetamine); and two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia.
While on scene, deputies located a 1986 Honda Fourtrax four wheeler with an obscured vehicle identification number (VIN). Timothy R. Wells, 38, of Elkton, was placed under arrest and charged with obscuring the identity of a machine $500-$10,000 and receiving stolen property under $10,000.
Both subjects were lodged in the Logan County Detention Center.
Deputy Harvey was assisted by fellow deputies Brandon Harvey, Sgt. Clint Wright and Rob Bubacz.