Man arrested and charged for meth, criminal mischief after traffic stop
MARSHALL Co, Ky - A man who originally was pulled over for one headlight turned into a charge and arrest for methamphetamine, weapon, and criminal mischief charges.
Wednesday, December 11th, deputies pulled over Jeremiah J. Nicholas, 20 for one headlamp.
The subject stepped out with his hands up, and was frisked because of his actions.
Nicholas then said he had a knife hidden in his right sock, remained very nervous, and proceeded to give conflicting statements that he owned the car, that he didn't know the owner, and that he borrowed the car for 10 minutes.
Deputies then searched Nicholas's car and found various items and tools related to methamphetamine manufacture and drug paraphernalia including LYE Drain Opener, starting fluid, batteries, Pseudoephedrine, needles, a spoon with white residue, and other items.
Nicholas stated that he would take charges for everything in the car, and was then arrested and put in the back seat of the police cruiser.
Nicholas then proceeded to kick out the glass and bent the window frame of the rear passenger door of the cruiser.
He is lodged in the Marshall County Detention Center and charged with One Headlight, No Operators-Moped License, Failure of Non-Owner to Maintain Required Insurance, Manufacturing Methamphetamine 1st degree, Unlawful Possession of a Meth Precursor, Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Criminal Mischief 1st Degree.