On Sunday, June 24th, 2018 at approximately 10:03 PM CST Trooper Ricky Cross conducted a routine traffic stop on a green 1995 toyota pickup truck on Knob Lick Rd.
Consent to search the vehicle was given resulting in Trooper Cross locating a small plastic bag in the ash tray containing a white powdered substance believed to be methamphetamine.
After administering sobriety test, Trooper Cross arrested the driver, Stephen Tennant, age 44 of Burkesville charging him with Possession of a controlled substance 1st degree, 1st offense (methamphetamine,) Possesion of drug paraphernalia, and operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs/etc (aggravating circumstance) 1st offense.
A passenger in the vehicle, Tammy Lynn Thomas, age 43 of Livingston, TN was also arrested and charged with Possession of a controlled substance 1st degree, 1st offense (methamphetamine) and Possession of drug paraphernalia.
Both subjects were lodged in the Barren County Detention Center.