BARREN COUNTY, Ky (WBKO) -- At approximately 1:17am Saturday morning, Deputy Dean Crumbaugh conducted a traffic stop on a 2013 black Mazda on Lecta Salem Road in Barren County.
A passenger inside the vehicle, 33 year old Eric Sturgeon of Cave City, was arrested for two outstanding warrants.
The first warrant was for a Probation Violation (felony offense).
The second warrant was for; 1) Manufacturing Methamphetamine, 2) Possession of a Controlled Substance 1st degree, 1st offense (Methamphetamine), 3) Unlawful Possession of Meth Precursor 1st offense, and Drug Paraphernalia Possession.
After Sturgeon was taken into custody, Deputies located 3 Alprazolam pills, a set of digital scales and a small spoon containing residue on his person. Deputies also located 2 loaded syringes inside the vehicle containing suspected methamphetamine.
In addition to the warrants Sturgeon was also charged with; 1) Possession of a Controlled Substance 1st degree Methamphetamine, 2) Drug Paraphernalia Possession, and 3) Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd Degree. Deputy Eric Bull was the arresting Officer.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.