Polk sheriff’s office arrests three on drug charges

Published 1:54pm Thursday, February 28, 2013

The Polk County Sheriff’s office took three local residents in custody on drug charges following a traffic stop on Feb. 21.

Sheriff’s officers arrested Darlene Michelle Yeomans, of Tryon, Rance Edwin Yeomans, of Tryon and Cory Shane Lindsey, of Mill Spring following a traffic stop at County Line Road and Rock Springs Road in Mill Spring.

Darlene Yeomans was charged with possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia; Lindsey was charged with possession of a schedule II controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia and Rance Yeomans was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, according to the sheriff’s office report.

Officers said Darlene Yeomans was driving a Honda Passport with a piece of furniture strapped to the roof when the vehicle was pulled over. Officers discovered spoons, straws, syringes and methamphetamine in the vehicle, according to reports.

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