Deputies of the Carter County Sheriff’s Office arrested three suspects in the Butler community on drug and firearm charges Thursday.
24-year-old Joshua Michael Stout and 23-year-old Autumn Bradshaw were arrested and charged with possession of a Schedule II substance for resale, possession of a Schedule VI substance for resale, possession of drug paraphernalia, maintaining a dwelling where narcotics are sold, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a dangerous felony. 21-year-old Travis Jeffery Potter was also arrested on a charge of possession of a Schedule II substance.
The arrests were made after investigators went to a residence on Scenic View Drive Wednesday evening to serve an arrest warrant on Bradshaw, charging her with criminal simulation and fraudulent transfer of a motor vehicle. While taking her into custody, deputies noticed drug paraphernalia in plain view, and obtained a search warrant for the house. Investigators also spoke with Potter, who was in a vehicle outside the residence, and performed a consent search of the vehicle. Inside they found 47 pills identified as oxycodone. Potter was then placed under arrest as well.
Investigators returned to the home just after midnight on Thursday with the search warrant and discovered more than 100 grams of methamphetamine, as well as marijuana, oxycodone, a handgun, and a rifle. Stout was then taken into custody.
Bradshaw and Stout are both being held in the Carter County Detention Center. Bradshaw has a $54,000 total bond, and Stout has a $51,000 total bond. Potter was booked into the jail and released on a $10,000 bond.