Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

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January 4, 2013

7:50 EVENING UPDATE: Edmonton man arrested on meth charges


An Edmonton man was arrested on multiple drug-related charges after law enforcement officers stopped a green 1995 Nissan pickup at mile point 13 on the Louie B. Nunn Cumberland Parkway on Dec. 29, according to a report from the Barren-Edmonson County Drug Task Force, members of which conducted the stop, along with Barren County sheriff's deputies Mike Houchins and Kevin Wilson.

While speaking with driver Kris E. Denton, 28, deputies noticed a glass jar in plain view that appeared to contain marijuana, and Denton gave his consent for a search of the vehicle, according to the report. A task force detective recovered suspected marijuana, a marijuana pipe, suspected methamphetamine and a large black duffle bag containing chemicals and equipment used to manufacture meth, according to the report.

Denton was charged with manufacturing meth, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and excessive window tinting, according to the report.

He was lodged in the Barren County Detention Center, but he was released Thursday on a $25,000 surety bond; he is scheduled to appear in court Jan. 18, according to the jail's website.


In other police news:

Cindy J. Lewis, 22, of Edmonton and Tawna P. Stanley, 21, of Horse Cave were arrested Wednesday at Wal-Mart in Glasgow and charged with the misdemeanor, theft by unlawful taking or disposition – shoplifting, according to Bowling Green Police Department reports.

An employee saw the pair in the self-checkout line only paying for some of the items they got , according to the reports. Lewis paid for the items in her cart but not the four packages of soft drinks on the bottom shelf of the cart; Stanley paid for a few items and but not the three packages of chicken, on top of which she placed the other items, the reports described. The total value of the shoplifted items was $45.44, according to the reports.

Both were released Thursday from the Barren County Detention Center on a $500 unsecured bond; Stanley had a court appearance Friday and Lewis has a court appearance scheduled for Jan. 25, according to the jail's website.

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