A Franklin man was arrested on multiple charges after a traffic stop on South Main Street on Monday, May 18.

Franklin Police charged Halbert Gayland Warden, 49, with careless driving, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, tampering with physical evidence and resisting arrest.

Warden was also charged with second-degree disorderly conduct, prescription controlled substance not in proper container, possession of a controlled substance and failure of owner to maintain required insurance or security.

The arrest citation after getting out of the vehicle Warden allegedly swallowed three Xanax pills in a prescription bottle that were not prescribed to him and allegedly resisted police after being escorted to the ground in an attempt to remove the pills from his mouth.

Officer Clayton Montgomery made the arrest at about 1 a.m.

The Simpson County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Cross Plains, Tennessee man on six charges following a traffic stop on Nashville Road north of Kentucky Downs on Sunday, May 17.

Kevin Boyd Stark, 52, was arrested on charges of possession of a controlled substance — methamphetamine, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs and careless driving.

The other charges include driving on a DUI suspended license, failure of owner to maintain required insurance or security and possession of open alcohol beverage container in motor vehicle prohibited.

The arrest citation said Stark allegedly had a substance identified as methamphetamine in his wallet and an open container of beer that was cold to the touch was allegedly in the vehicle he was driving.

Deputy sheriff Quintin Wright made the arrest at about 9:50 p.m.

Franklin Police arrested a Bowling Green woman on five charges on Friday, May 15.

Dena Marie Thomas, 46, was charged with possession of a controlled substance — methamphetamine, third-degree possession of a controlled substance — drug unspecified and second-degree possession of a controlled substance — drug unspecified.

She was also charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs aggravating circumstance — third offense and drug paraphernalia buy or possession.

The arrest citation said police were dispatched to BP on Nashville Road for an alleged intoxicated driver at about 2:25 p.m.

The citation said a glasses case containing a meth pipe, a piece of paper with suspected methamphetamine and pieces of two pills identified as Xanax and Suboxone were allegedly found during a search of her vehicle.

Officer Craig Hansen made the arrest.

The South Central Kentucky Drug Task Force arrested a Portland, Tennessee man and woman on six drug charges after a traffic stop in Simpson County on Thursday, May 14.

Brenton Anglea, 36, and Kathy Elliot Anglea, 55, were each charged with importing heroin, trafficking in a controlled substance — heroin and trafficking in marijuana less than eight ounces.

They were also charged with trafficking in a controlled substance less than two grams of methamphetamine, third-degree possession of a controlled substance — drug unspecified and second-degree possession of a controlled substance — drug unspecified.

The news release says during a search of the vehicle agents allegedly located several drug paraphernalia items, suspected heroin, suspected methamphetamine, marijuana in multiple forms and a variety of prescription medication.

The release says agents also allegedly located items used in the sales of illegal drugs and narcotics along with a large sum of U.S. currency.

The traffic stop was made on Nashville Road just south of Walmart.

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