Polk sheriff’s office arrests three on drug charges

Published 1:54 pm 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.

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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.