Drugs seized

Drugs seized during a welfare check on Rock Springs Rd are pictured. Duell Smith was arrested for and lodged in the county jail.

The Caldwell County Sheriff’s Department reported the following activity.

• On Oct. 5, at 5:33 p.m., the Caldwell County Sheriff’s office received reports of a reckless driver on KY Hwy. 139 driving into Princeton. Deputy Josh Travis observed the same vehicle, a grey Nissan Altima, driving erratically on N. Jefferson/KY 293. Following a traffic stop, conducted by Deputy Travis, Lee Ann Collins, 55, of Drakesboro, was charged and arrested on charges of operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcoho/substance, 1st offense, possession of a controlled substance, first degree, first offense (methamphetamine) and drug paraphernalia, buy/possess. Collins was lodged in the Caldwell County jail.

• On Oct. 6, at 1:06 p.m., Caldwell County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to Rock Springs Road to conduct a welfare check. Upon arriving at the scene and after further investigation, Deputy Kenneth Vincent arersted two individuals. Desarae Stone, 35, unknown address, was arrested on two Lyon County District Court Warrants on charges of failure to appear and she was also charged and arrested for giving an officer false identifying information. Duell Smith, 31, unknown address, was charged and arrested for possession of a controlled substance, first degree, first offense (methamphetamine), possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia, buy/possess. Stone and Smith were both lodged in the Caldwell County jail.

• On Oct. 6, at 6:48 p.m., Caldwell County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to Manus Road in reference to a male subject breaking out windows at a residence at that location. With further investigation, Deputy Jeremy Kolba charged and arrested Stephen Dupree, 30, of Manus Road, Princeton, with first and second degree criminal mischief. Dupree was lodged in the Caldwell County jail.