Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

March 21, 2013

Evidence will be allowed

Glasgow Daily Times


At least for now, evidence gathered from a vehicle during two drug-related arrests will be allowed in a trial for John William Smith on Tuesday in Monroe County.

Smith and co-defendant Timmy W. Curtis were arrested on Jan. 4, 2012, after law enforcement agencies responded to an anonymous tip that the two were in a black GMC truck parked outside the basement of Curtis’ mother’s home producing methamphetamine.

Defense attorneys Michael Bufkin and Sandra Downs contend that the search of the vehicle after two the two men were restrained away from the truck was unlawful, and a suppression hearing was conducted Wednesday in Monroe Circuit court to determine whether the evidence was admissible.

  Read more of this story in the print or e-Edition of the Glasgow Daily Times on Friday.