Speeding violation leads to multiple drug arrests

0
A traffic stop leads to multiple drug arrests in Brodhead this weekend.

BRODHEAD, Ky. (WTVQ) – A traffic stop leads to multiple drug arrests in Brodhead this weekend.

Sunday, Brodhead Police Chief Travis Davis was traveling on Highway 150 when he clocked a vehicle traveling in excess of 100 miles per hour.

- Advertisement -

The driver failed to dim the headlights as it passed.

Chief Davis pulled over the vehicle.

The driver was identified as 49-year-old Freddie Denny of Mt. Vernon.



Denny was unable to provide an operator’s license.

Authorities determined his license was suspended.

Denny was arrested and charged with speeding, reckless driving, operating on a suspended license, license to be in possession, failure to dim headlights and three counts of wanton endangerment 2nd degree for the three passengers in the vehicle.

Chief Davis received consent to search the vehicle.

A passenger in the vehicle was identified as 27-year-old Shyann Morgan of Brodhead.

Morgan was found in possession of a substance believed to be meth, along with scales, packaging materials and syringes.

Morgan was charged with trafficking in a controlled substance 1st degree (methamphetamine), possession of drug paraphernalia and tampering with physical evidence.

A second passenger, 30-year-old Geoffrey Vanwinkle of Brodhead, was found in possession of marijuana, packaging material and a powdery substance believed to be used for meth distribution.

Vanwinkle was initially charged with complicity to traffic in a controlled substance 1st degree (methamphetamine) and possession of marijuana.

A search inside the jail later revealed Vanwinkle was in possession of syringes.

Vanwinkle was also charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and promoting contraband.

All three individuals were booked in the Rockcastle County Detention Center.

Mt. Vernon Police and the Rockcastle County Sheriff’s Department assisted on scene.

Freddie Danny
Shyann Morgan
Geoffrey Vanwinkle
Drug paraphernalia
Drug paraphernalia