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SCIENCE HILL WOMAN ARRESTED WITH LARGE AMOUNT OF DRUGS & CASH

 

Sheriff Bobby Jones reports on Monday March 25th, 2024, A Science Hill woman is in
custody following a search warrant at a residence on Cal Wiles Road.


The incident began when Detectives with the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division
were conducting an investigation into Angela Simpson, age 51, of Science Hill, for trafficking in
illegal narcotics. During the course of the investigation, Detectives were able to gain enough
information on Simpson’s drug trafficking organization to obtain a search warrant for her
residence.


Narcotics Detectives, along with Deputies from the patrol division, traveled to Simpson’s
residence to execute the search warrant. Deputies found the front door unlocked, after knocking
and announcing, and made entry into the residence. Once inside of the residence, Deputies
discovered the only person inside of the residence was a 14 year old juvenile Deputies located
Simpson’s vehicle at a nearby residence, where they were unable to make contact with anyone
inside. Deputies contacted the Department of Community Based Services to assist on the scene.


Deputies began searching the residence and in the master bedroom of the trailer located
methamphetamine, marijuana, Hydrocodone tablets, Xanax tablets, Suboxone tablets, firearms,
digital scales, baggies, and a large sum of cash. Some of the items located in the residence were
located in areas accessible to the juvenile in the residence alone.


Once the search was complete Deputies returned to the neighbor’s residence and were able to
eventually make contact with Simpson where she was taken into custody and charged with the
following:
* Trafficking in controlled substance 1st degree 1st offense (> or = 2GMS Methamphetamine) (Enhancement)
* Trafficking in controlled substance 1st degree 1st offense (> or =10 D.U. Drug Unspecified) (Enhancement)
* Trafficking in controlled substance 3rd degree 1st offense (> or = 120 D.U. Drug Unspecified) (Enhancement)
* Trafficking in controlled substance 3rd degree 1st offense (> or = 20 but < or = 120 D.U. Drug Unspecified) (Enhancement)
* Trafficking in marijuana (8oz to < 5lbs) 1st offense (Enhancement)
* Drug Paraphernalia – Buy/Possess

* Unlawful Transaction with a Minor

 

After lodging Simpson at the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office, Detectives began processing the
evidence recovered from the scene. Recovered on the scene was the following items:
- 245.6 grams of methamphetamine
- 830.1 grams of marijuana
- 369 Hydrocodone tablets
- 292 Xanax tablets
- 55 Klonopin tablets
- 16 Suboxone tablets
- $8,451.00 in U.S. currency

 

The case remains under investigations by Detective Trent Massey. Detective Massey was
assisted on the scene by Detective Lieutenant Daryl Kegley, Detective Tan Hudson, Sergeant
Preston Pitman, Deputy Logan Crabtree, Deputy James Pitman, Deputy Ronnie Golden, Deputy
Seth Gover, Deputy Jared Pierce, and DCBS.

 

Sheriff Bobby Jones asks if you have any information about drug activity or any crime to contact
our tip line at 606-679-8477. You can also leave a tip on our webpage at
http://www.pulaskisheriff.com. You can remain anonymous by texting PCSOTIP to 847411, or
by using our mobile app on both Google Play and the App Store.

 

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