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December 31, 2012

7:43 EVENING UPDATE: Police news

GLASGOW — A Glasgow man and woman were cited Monday morning on identical drug charges, according to a Glasgow Police Department report.

Courtnie Pruitt, 27, of 133A Harwood St., and Marcus D. Brewer, 35, of 204 Forrester Road, were charged with possession of synthetic cannabinoid agonists or piperazines, possession of marijuana and buying or possessing drug paraphernalia, first offense, all misdemeanors, after city police responded to a domestic dispute at Pruitt's address. Brewer was arrested on an outstanding warrant.

Pruitt claimed the items were Brewer's, not hers, but Brewer was the one who told police while en route to the jail that they should search for the items because he was concerned for the welfare of his three children, the custody of whom was the apparent cause for the dispute, according to the GPD report.

A preliminary court date for each was set for Jan. 18 in Barren District Court.

In other police activity, Joseph Slayton, 32, of 421 Lakeview Blvd., Glasgow, was charged Sunday with possession of a controlled substance, second degree, first offense, after police responded to a report of an illegal poker game and drug activity, according to a GPD report. The charge is a misdemeanor, and his preliminary court date is Jan. 18 in Barren District Court.

Michael A. Bruton, 39, of 100 Lyon Ave., Apt. A, Glasgow, was arrested Saturday and charged with no or expired tags; possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), first degree, second offense; buying or possessing drug paraphernalia; and unlawful possession of a meth precursor, first offense after a Glasgow police officer noticed the expired tag while Bruton was driving a vehicle on East Front Street, according to a GPD report. The second and fourth charges are felonies.

Sara Jane Kuzminski, 25, of 1510 Burnley Road, Hartsville, Tenn., was arrested Saturday and charged with reckless driving – a traffic violation – and operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, first offense – a misdemeanor – after she was seen leaving a local convenience store and thought to be possibly intoxicated, according to a Glasgow Police Department report. Once she was searched at Barren County Detention Center, she was charged with possession of marijuana, which she had hidden in an undergarment, and with promoting contraband, first degree, according to the GPD report. The first charge of these two charges is a misdemeanor; the latter is a felony.

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