Updated 1/1/21


Lawrence County couple was arrested in Wayne County following a traffic stop.
Media sources report, a deputy initiated the stop on Pumping Station Road after observing the vehicle cross a double yellow line twice.
The odor of marijuana was detected and a search of the vehicle yielded three grams of marijuana, approximately one gram of methamphetamine along with various pipes and plastic bags.
The driver, identified as Cody Rex Parker, 27, of Loretto, along with the passenger, Mary Beth Joiner, 37, of St. Joseph, were taken into custody and face charges of possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Both were booked into the Wayne County Jail on a $102,500 bond each.