Four arrested on drug charges


By OJ Stapleton - ostapleton@newsdemocratleader.com



Three men and a woman were arrested on drug charges last week in three different incidents.

On Friday, July 31 at 9:07 p.m., Deputy Kyler Harvey of the Logan County Sheriff’s Department conducted a traffic stop on a black 1994 Chevrolet pickup driven by 33-year-old Brooks L. Camp, of Auburn, on US 68 East in the area of C. Dodson Lane, according to a police report.

With the assistance of canine officer Chris Bellar of the Russellville Police Department and his canine partner Jaxx, deputies located several items of drug paraphernalia, marijuana and syringes containing a substance believed to be Demerol. As a result of the investigation, Camp was arrested and lodged in the Logan County Detention Center on charges of vehicle being a nuisance, obstructed vision and/or windshield, rear license not illuminated, possession of marijuana, possession of controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Harvey was also assisted on the scene by Sgt. Clint Wright.

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On Wednesday, July 29, at 9:28 p.m., Deputy Kyler Harvey of the Logan County Sheriff’s Department attempted to stop a black BMW traveling west on Spa Road in Lewisburg. After a short vehicle pursuit, the BMW, which was driven by 34-year-old David E. Driskill of Sharon Grove, came to a stop.

During the stop, deputies located several items of drug paraphernalia, methamphetamine and a registration decal which had been stolen off another vehicle.

Harvey also located a 16-year-old runaway juvenile in the vehicle who had been reported missing from Russellville a short time earlier.

Driskill was then arrested and charged with speeding 26 miles per hour or more over the limit, first degree fleeing or evading police, second degree wanton endangerment, operating a motor vehicle on a suspended or revoked license, failure to maintain proper insurance, theft of a motor vehicle registration decal, possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia and custodial interference. Additional charges against Driskill are pending.

Harvey was assisted on the scene by Sgt. Clint Wright and Lewisburg Police Chief Alan Alsup.

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On Wednesday, July 29, Deputy Jarrod Lyons of the Logan County Sheriff’s Department and officer Seth Whittaker of the Russellville Police Department arrived at 808 North Main Street in Russellville to attempt to locate a missing juvenile, according to a police report.

Officers made contact with 54-year-old Robert Young at the front door and immediately detected the odor of illegal drugs from inside the apartment. Young gave verbal consent to enter and search the apartment, according to the police report. Lyons then located 25-year-old Carol F. Robertson hiding in a closet of the apartment. She had three active warrants in Logan County.

Further investigation revealed an indeterminable amount of illegal drugs and drug paraphernalia in various locations throughout the residence.

Robertson was arrested and charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana, possession of a controlled substance and prescription controlled substance not in original container. Young was arrested and charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana, possession of a controlled substance and prescription controlled substance not in original container.

Both suspects were lodged in the Logan County Detention Center and meth trafficking charges are pending.

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By OJ Stapleton

ostapleton@newsdemocratleader.com

To contact OJ Stapleton, email ostapleton@newsdemocratleader.com or call 270-726-8394.

To contact OJ Stapleton, email ostapleton@newsdemocratleader.com or call 270-726-8394.

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