A Jeffersonville man arrested April 15 following a traffic stop on Parrott Station Road is set to go to trial Sept. 14.
Timothy L. Slone, 43, of Jeffersonville, appeared in the Fayette County Court of Common Pleas Monday on an indictment charging trafficking in heroin, tampering with evidence, possession of heroin, and illegal possession of drug paraphernalia.
The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office checked a residence April 15 for a suspect car from a hit-skip.
Jason Havens, Fayette County Sheriff’s Office deputy, reported Slone was sitting in the passenger seat of the car, Tiara Adams was sitting in the driver’s seat, and a small child was in the car.
Slone was advised by the deputy the Washington Court House Police Department wanted to speak with him about a possible hit-skip. Havens reported Slone had a digital scale in his pocket which he said he used to weigh his jewelry. Adams reportedly proceeded to exit the vehicle and make a bottle for the baby using a container of “Similac” at this time.
Havens said he asked Slone if he used drugs, and Slone and Adams said they did not use drugs.
The Washington C.H. Police Department arrived and Slone and Adams each reportedly gave consent to search the vehicle.
During a search, Havens allegedly found a plastic bag inside the Similac container that had seven small white paper packages inside. Slone reportedly said it was heroin, and the packages belonged to him, it was for his personal use, and that he snorted it.
Adams reportedly stated that the heroin belonged to her, and she told Havens that she didn’t use heroin, but she bought it on the street in Dayton and re-sold it because she did not make enough money working. Havens said Adams asked him why Slone was being arrested, when the heroin didn’t belong to him, it belonged to her, according to reports.
Children Services was contacted and the child was placed with family members.
Slone and Adams were transported to the Fayette County Jail.
Slone was indicted June 3 for trafficking in heroin, tampering with evidence, possession of heroin, and illegal possession of drug paraphernalia.
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