Welcome to our new web site!

To give our readers a chance to experience all that our new website has to offer, we have made all content freely avaiable, through October 1, 2018.

During this time, print and digital subscribers will not need to log in to view our stories or e-editions.

Two Arrested for Drugs While on Moped


McKenzie Police Department arrested a McKenzie woman and a Sharon man for drugs after a traffic stop on a moped on June 8 around 4:19 p.m.

Patrolman Dalton Raspberry and Patrolman Coleman and Patrolman Dennett initiated the stop of the moped, which Gearin was driving. A check of his license revealed a suspended status.

A search of a backpack with the two subjects revealed 3.3 ounces of a green leafy substance believed to be marijuana, THC wax-style paraphernalia, another baggie with 14.3 grams of marijuana, approximately 14 ‘hits’ of LSD, a package of THC cartridges, three 3.5 grans of psilocybin mushroom-infused chocolate bars, a digital scale, multiple torch lighters, a fake driver’s license with the name David South, $1,249 in a wallet. In a purse was Ms. Jamie Carter’s license, two packs of vape cartridges, watermelon THC-baked bars, torch lighter, grinder with marijuana residue, and vape pens.

Once at jail, Ms. Carter stated she dropped her pack of cigarettes in the floor. Nearby was a clear baggie with approximately .5 grams of marijuana and two green pills.

Gearin was charged with driving on a suspended license, violation of financial responsibility, expired registration, possession of schedule I (LSD), possession of meth, possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Ms. Carter was charged with possession of marijuana, possession of meth, contraband in a penal facility, possession of drug paraphernalia.

Ms. Carter had previously pled guilty to domestic assault and theft and failed to report to jail to start her 11-month sentence. She is ineligible for bond on the new charges.


No comments on this story | Please log in to comment by clicking here