Three arrested for multiple drugs at local business

August 9, 2022

On July 9th K9 Sgt. Ridge Long encountered a vehicle and a motorcycle sitting in the parking lot of a local business. Sgt. Long made contact with the occupants who were identified as Joshua Carpenter, Haley Roach and Lisa Burnette.

Consent was given to search the their person(s), the vehicle and the motorcycle. Drugs were found on all three of the vehicle occupants. 04 grams of methamphetamine and a meth pipe was found on Lisa Burnette. Haley Roach was in possession of 9 Gabapentin pills and two Buprenorphine films. Joshua Carpenter was holding 2 baggies of Methamphetamine each weighing .50 grams.

All three were placed under arrest and taken to the Smith County Justice Center for booking. Carpenter was charged with possession of methamphetamine for resale. Burnette was charged with possession of methamphetamine for resale.and felony possession of drug paraphernalia. Roach was charged with simple possession of narcotics.