amie-dougMADISONVILLE, Ky. (9/3/14) — Madisonville Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle traveling westbound on Slaton Street Tuesday, Sept. 2.

According to a Madisonville Police report, officers observed a rear passenger not wearing a seatbelt and a small child not buckled into a booster seat. Upon initial contact with driver Amie Nicole Gibson, 34, homeless, officers noticed dilated pupils and a rapid speech.

She was asked to get out the vehicle to conduct a sobriety test, which she was unable to pass. During her testing, officers noticed when she raised her arms, recent injection sites, the report said.

During a search, several hypodermic needles and a substantial amount of money and a sock containing a large quantity of meth fell out of her bra, which she tried to kick underneath the vehicle, according to the report.

The report said passenger Nathaniel Adam Gibson, 35, homeless, advised police he had put two marijuana cigarette joints in a soda bottle to prevent detection. Rolling papers were also located inside the vehicle.

Amie admitted to police that she had eaten a bag of pills when she saw the emergency lights being initiated. Officers also found a loaded hypodermic needle underneath the seat and numerous baggies, that were consistent with drug trafficking, the report said.

Amie was charged with booster seat violations, failure to wear seat belt, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, possession of open alcoholic beverage container in motor vehicle prohibited, trafficking in control substance, first degree, first offense (meth), tampering with physical evidence, wanton endangerment, drug paraphernalia possess or buy, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct, second degree.

Nathaniel was charged with possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia possess or buy and tampering with physical evidence.

Both are being lodged in the Hopkins County Jail.

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Information provided by Hopkins County Jail

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