Pulaski County Sheriff Greg Speck reports that on April 4, 2021, Deputy Tan Hudson conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle bearing a cancelled registration plate on US 27. Deputy Marcus Harrison and Lt. Richard Smith were also in the area and assisted. Deputies Hudson and Harrison were speaking with the driver and passenger of vehicle when they noticed what appeared to be methamphetamine and pills in plain view. Both subjects were asked to exit the vehicle.
After further investigation, Deputies found a large amount of a crystal substance suspected to be methamphetamine, several Xanax pills, digital scales, plastic baggies and $215 dollars in cash. Both subjects were read Miranda rights and asked about the illegal items found.
Carah Bell, age 29 of Somerset admitted to Deputies that the items were hers and was arrested by Deputy Hudson and transported to Pulaski County Detention center. While in transport, Ms. Bell told Deputy Hudson that she had more Methamphetamine on her person. Three more plastic baggies of a crystal substance were found on Bell. Bell was lodged in Pulaski County Detention Center.
In all, Deputies located 91.5 grams of suspected Methamphetamine, 14 Xanax tablets, 0.7 of suspected heroin along with plastic baggies and digital scales.
Carah Bell was charged with the following:
1. Trafficking in Controlled Substance 1st degree 1st offense (Methamphetamine)
2. Trafficking in Controlled Substance 1st degree (heroin)
3. Trafficking in Controlled Substance 3rd degree 1st offense (Drug Unspecified)
4. Drug Paraphernalia (Buy/Possess