SHEPHERDSVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A traffic stop for a burnt-out headlight led to several drug charges for a Shepherdsville couple.
Jeremy Dunton, 36, and Analisa Dunton, 31, were pulled over on KY 44 near Melwood Drive on Wednesday, according to Shepherdsville police.
When officers approached the vehicle a scale that appeared to be covered in methamphetamine was sitting in the front seat. Police searched the vehicle and found three bags of methamphetamine weighing over one-half a pound, several thousand dollars in cash and drug paraphernalia.
Police then searched the Dunton's business, Hobbie's Café, located in the 1700 block of Cedar Grove Road, where they seized methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia and a firearm. Another search was performed at a home in the 300 block of Circle Drive where another bag of suspected methamphetamine, a bag of marijuana, cash, 13 vehicles, ammunition and several firearms - one of which had been entered into NCIC as stolen – were recovered.
Jeremy Dunton was charged with trafficking in a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, tampering with physical evidence, one headlight and resisting arrest.
Analisa Dunton was charged with trafficking in a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, tampering with physical evidence, possession of marijuana, disorderly conduct, obstructing governmental operations, fleeing or evading police and resisting arrest.