Chris Cooper Managing Editor
June 23, 2014
Four individuals were arrested recently for illegal drug activity in Logan County. Three were arrested by the Russellville Police Department and one by the Logan County Sheriff’s Department.
On June 12, the Russellville Police Department, along with the South Central Kentucky Drug Task Force, received numerous drug complaints in reference to a residence located on Lot 24 on the Sportsman Club Road in Russellville. Upon arrival, officers made contact with Victoria P. Smith and David L. Ewing. Upon further investigation, officers located a clear plastic bag with a white powdery substance that field tested positive for methamphetamine.
Both Smith and Ewing were arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance, 1st degree (methamphetamine) and drug paraphernalia.
The Russellville Police Department also received a tip June 14 that a subject with an active outstanding warrant from the Logan County District Court was sitting on the porch of 825 East 1st Street in Russellville. It was also noted that the subject allegedly had illegal substance on him at the time.
The Russellville Police Department, the Logan County Sheriff’s Department and the South Central Kentucky Drug Task Force all attempted to serve the outstanding warrant on Caleb O. Kennedy, who was sitting on a porch swing at the residence. Kennedy was taken into custody.
Upon arrival, officers located two clear plastic bags of a white powdery substance located beside Kennedy, along with a small amount of cash. Both bags tested positive for methamphetamine.
Kennedy was arrested for the outstanding warrant and also charged with trafficking in a controlled substance, 1st degree (methamphetamine); possession of a controlled substance, 2nd degree (drug unspecified); prescription of controlled substance not in proper container, and drug paraphernalia.
Kennedy was lodged in the Logan County Detention Center.
On June 19, Logan County Sheriff’s Deputy Kyler Harvey conducted a traffic stop on a gold 1998 Chevrolet Malibu traveling northbound on 431 on charges of speeding 06 miles over limit and careless driving.
During a search of the vehicle, deputy Harvey located a large amount of marijuana, a set of digital scales, 11 Adavan pills that were not in the proper container and $512 in cash.
Roger Boyd, 48, of Lewisburg, was arrested and charged with speeding 06 mph over limit; careless driving; failure to notify address change to the department of transportation; trafficking in marijuana (less than 8 oz), 2nd or greater offense; possession of drug paraphernalia; trafficking in a controlled substance, 3rd degree, 1st offense, and prescription controlled substance not in proper container, 1st offense.
Boyd was lodged in the Logan County Detention Center.