According to Wayne County Sheriff Tim Catron a traffic stop has led to an arrest of a Somerset woman on drug trafficking charges.
On May 3, 2021 at 10:30 pm Deputies Derek Dennis and Jerry Meadows conducted the traffic stop on a vehicle for traffic violations on East Kentucky Highway 90. While speaking to the driver and the passenger information was obtained from the passenger that drug paraphernalia items were inside the vehicle. Deputy Dennis deployed his K-9 Unit Deputy Dunya for a free air sniff. Deputy Dunya alerted on the passenger side door of the vehicle. Both Deputies conducted a search of the vehicle and located syringes and several new small plastic baggies known to be used in the sale of illegal narcotics in a purse belonging to the female. The female passenger was told she would be taken for a search of her body and at that point she admitted to having Heroin mixed with fentanyl on her. The illegal narcotics were recovered with a total weight of 13 grams. Also 9 orange tablets were recovered on her which was identified as Clonazepam.
Deputy Dennis charged and arrested Jessica Brumley of Somerset, Ky. for trafficking in a controlled substance-2nd or greater offense (heroin), trafficking in a controlled substance-1st offense (Carfentanil or Fentanyl Derivatives), possession of a controlled substance-3rd degree (drug unspecified) and for possession of drug paraphernalia.
The investigation is continuing by the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office.
Brumley was lodged in the Wayne County Detention Center.
In another arrest Chelsie E. Marshall of Monticello, Ky. was arrested on a Pulaski County Circuit Court Warrant of Arrest for failure to appear on the underlying charges of criminal possession of a forged instrument-2nd degree and for theft of identity of another without consent.
Marshall was also lodged in the Wayne County detention Center.