Middlesboro Police arrested a man on Friday for allegedly having drugs in his vehicle.
Charlie H. Myers, 44, of Middlesboro, was arrested by Lt. Tom Busic and charged with first- and third-degree possession of a controlled substance.
According to the arrest citation, Busic stopped Myers’ vehicle for weaving into another lane on north 15th Street. He arrested Robert Hash Jr., who was a passenger in the truck, for outstanding bench warrants.
While arresting Hash, Busic allegedly found a syringe lying in the seat. As a result of a search, the officer found two syringes, a cellophane wrapper, a pill marked E30 that contained 30 mg of oxymorphone the citation states. In the cellophane wrapper there were blue pills found that contained Alprazolam.
Myers was also charged for drug paraphernalia for having the syringes and cellophane wrapper in his possession. He was released from the Bell County Detention Center on Saturday.
In other police news, Timothy Aaron Reynolds, 18, of Corbin, was arrested on multiple charges Saturday.
Reynolds was arrested by Bell County Deputy Joel Quillen and charged with first-degree fleeing or evading police (motor vehicle), unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, operating an ATV on a roadway, no operators/moped license, no/expired registration plates, no/expired Kentucky registration receipt, failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance, failure to produce insurance card, two counts of disregarding a stop sign, careless driving, reckless driving, failure to illuminate head lamps, two counts of no tail lamps and two counts of first-degree wanton endangerment (police officer).
Reynolds was lodged in the detention center.
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