34-year-old Timothy Wilson was charged with possession of heroin for resale, possession of meth with intent, and drug paraphernalia. Wilson’s charges originate from speeding on I-40 East and ordering his passenger to hide methamphetamine on her person.
On May 12th, Sgt. Harvey was on a routine patrol near Interstate 40 East at mile marker 245 towards Lebanon. A vehicle was recorded traveling 81 miles per hour in a posted 70 mph zone. Harvey proceeded to conduct a traffic stop on the vehicle. Harvey ran a computer check on the vehicle prior to approaching the car, revealing that the vehicle had a registration violation. Harvey noted that the driver was noticeably moving during this time.
The officer identified the driver as Timothy Wilson and the passenger as Amanda Talbot. A K9 unit was deployed to search the vehicle, in which reciprocated a positive alert. Harvey then began a search of the vehicle, finding numerous glass pipes, two digital scales containing a white powdered residue as well as multiple syringes, per the affidavit.
The officer began to question the two about the paraphernalia recovered. Wilson replied by confessing that Talbot had drugs on her person. Further investigation revealed that Talbot had a black bag in her pants containing two smaller bags. One bag held an estimated two grams of a substance presumed to be meth, while the other bag carried six grams of a black, tar-like substance believed to be heroin. Talbot claimed that, although she had narcotics on her person, Wilson allegedly told her to do so.
Timothy Wilson was arrested and charged with possession of heroin for resale, possession of meth with intent, and drug paraphernalia. His bond was set at $2,500.