Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

November 26, 2013

10:01 MORNING UPDATE: Glasgow Police Department makes multiple drug arrests

Staff report
Glasgow Daily Times

GLASGOW —

The Glasgow Police Department made multiple felony drug arrests recently.

Andre R. Johnson, 31, of Cambellsville, was served a Barren County arrest warrant Friday by Glasgow Police Department Officer Joseph Ford for first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, second offense or greater. The violation occurred on Oct. 31, according to the GPD citation.

Johnson was released from the Barren County Detention Center Sunday on a $2,500 bail credit with cash bond, according to the jail website.

Jerry T. Pedigo, 41, of Glasgow, was arrested Saturday by GPD Officer Brandon Fletcher and charged with first-degree possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine, first offense;  and disregarding stop sign, according to the GPD citation.

Fletcher patted Pedigo down after he ran a stop sign. He found three bags that contained white powder. The Methamphetamine Field test allegedly showed the bags held meth and Pedigo said it was meth, the citation stated.

Pedigo was released from the Barren County Detention Center Sunday on a $1,500 unsecured bond, according to the jail website.

Randy S. Claxton, 27, of Glasgow, was arrested Saturday by GPD Officer Nick Houchens and charged with manufacturing methamphetamine, first offense, according to the GPD citation.

A traffic stop was conducted besides Staples after the GPD was told Claxton bought items used to make meth. Meth ingredients were found in Claxton's vehicle.  Ashley Claxton, who was in the vehicle during the time, allegedly told police he was going to use those items to manufacture methamphetamine, according to the citation.

As of Tuesday morning, he remained in the Barren County Detention Center in lieu of a $25,000 bail credit with surety, according to the jail website.