Pulaski County Sheriff's Officers fourn more than expected when responding to a two-car crash in Pulaski County, Sunday on W. Ky 80 near Mill Springs Battlefield.
Deputies responded to the scene just before 11am Sunday, when they noticed that a passenger, 33-year-old Daniel Brosnan of Somerset, seemed to be under the influence. Further information led deputies to finding a backpack that Brosnan had attempted to throw away.
Inside the backpack, officers found over 132 grams of methamphetamine, and nearly 25 grams of cocaine, along with a needle and digital scales.
Deputies say the driver, 39-year-old Mary Gaines of Ferguson, also seemed to be under the influence. She had an active arrest warrant in Russell County. A loaded handgun was found in the glove compartment. Gaines also had $170 in her purse and a set of digital scales.
Gaines was charged with DUI, driving on a suspended license, trafficking meth & cocaine, possession of a handgun by a convicted felon, and possession of drug paraphernalia. She was also cited for promoting contraband when deputies found Lortab on her at the Pulaski Co. Jail.
Brosnan was charged with public intoxication, trafficking meth & cocaine, possession of a handgun by a convicted felon, and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was also lodged in the Pulaski County Jail.