On Sunday, August 22, 2021, at 9:04pm, Adair County Sheriff’s Deputy Tracy McCarol initiated a traffic stop while on patrol on Texas Eastern Road in Adair County.
Upon contact with operator and his passenger, a roadside investigation was conducted. The presence of narcotics was suspected in the vehicle, and a search was conducted. During the search, methamphetamine, marijuana, and drug paraphernalia were located.
Wayne Murrell, 42, of Russell Springs, KY, was arrested and lodged in the Adair County Regional Jail on charges of:
- Possession of a controlled substance 1st degree methamphetamine
- Possession of marijuana
- Possession of drug paraphernalia
The passenger in the vehicle, Summer Hart, 43, of Russell Springs, was cited for possession of marijuana.
The Adair County Sheriff’s Office is continuing the investigation.