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Three charged with drug possession following traffic stop

Published 4:32pm Thursday, November 29, 2012

Three people are in custody after a traffic stop in Lacey’s Spring Thursday resulted in Morgan County Sheriff’s deputies finding marijuana and methamphetamine.

Sheriff Ana Franklin said that deputies stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation on Hwy 36 near Lacey’s Spring on Thur., Nov. 29.

A law enforcement K-9 unit sniffed around the vehicle and indicated that narcotics were in the vehicle. Deputies searched the vehicle and discovered methamphetamine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Morgan County Drug Task Force Agents responded and questioned the suspects.

Both Lauren Ashley Duenas and Paul Raymond Redifer were arrested and charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia.

Agents believe that the marijuana belonged to Tony Lee Deunas, who was arrested and charged with unlawful possession of marijuana second degree.

All three suspects were taken to the Morgan County Jail. Bonds for the suspects have not yet been set by a judge.

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