Three arrested on drug charges


By OJ Stapleton - ostapleton@newsdemocratleader.com



The Logan County Sheriff’s Department recently arrested three men in separate incidents on drug related charges.

On Wednesday, January 6, at 4:09 p.m., the Logan County Sheriff’s Department responded to 2554 Cemetery Road in Auburn in order to serve a warrant on Jeremy L. Jones, 37 of Auburn.

Upon arrival by deputies, Jones was found hiding in a rear bedroom of the residence. After placing Jones into custody, he was found to be in possession of a digital scales and methamphetamine.

Jones was then charged with first degree possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was lodged in the Logan County Detention Center.

Sergeant Clint Wright was the arresting officer and was assisted by deputy Jarod Lyons.

Alson on Wednesday, January 6, at 2 p.m., the Logan County Sheriff’s Department responded to 248 South Main Street in Lewisburg in reference to a wanted suspect.

The Sheriff’s Department received information that Dustin Watkins, 31 of Sharon Grove, was at the residence and had three active warrants for his arrest in Todd County for trafficking in methamphetamine.

When deputies arrived at the residence, Watkins was found and taken into custody without incident. Sergeant Clint Wright was assisted on the scene by Lewisburg Police Chief Alan Alsup.

Watkins was then transported to the Todd County Sheriff’s Office.

On Saturday, January 2 at approximately 2:18 a.m. Sgt. Robert Toombs of the Logan County Sheriff’s Department conducted a traffic stop on Bowling Green Road of a 2008 Chevy Impala driven by 21-year-old Dustin Naylor of Bowling Green.

While conducting the stop, Toombs could smell the odor of marijuana coming from the driver’s side window. After searching the vehicle, Toombs found approximately two ounces of marijuana, a set of scales, a .45 caliber handgun and other items of drug paraphernalia.

Naylor was arrested and charged with careless driving, trafficking in marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Toombs was assisted on the stop by Deputy R. Parker of the Logan County Sheriff’s Department and deputy BJ Grayson of the Todd County Sheriff’s Office.

By OJ Stapleton

ostapleton@newsdemocratleader.com

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