Traffic Stop for Speeding Leads to Drug Charges

Henderson, Ky 4/4/21- Just after 10:30PM Monday night, a Henderson County Sheriff’s deputy attempted to stop a speeding vehicle, but the driver fled.

Approximately 20 minutes later, deputies located and stopped the vehicle near the intersection of N. Green St. and Powell St. Further investigation led to the discovery of methamphetamine, marijuana, and drug paraphernalia inside the vehicle.

The driver and sole occupant of the vehicle, Michelle Schaeffer, was arrested and charged for possession of Methamphetamine, possession of Marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, and driving on a suspended license.

Schaeffer was arrested and lodged at the Henderson County Detention Center.