Hermitage detectives were conducting surveillance in a Food Lion parking lot on Bell Road on March 28 when they observed 26-year-old Dashe Sanders conduct an apparent drug transaction with another female. A traffic stop was conducted a short distance away and Sanders claimed the other woman owed her $50 and she just was only throwing a wadded-up paper at her from inside her vehicle. Inside that wadded-up paper was 2.5 grams of suspected Fentanyl. The driver of the other vehicle admitted to buying it from Sanders. A search of her vehicle yielded 5.64 grams of Fentanyl and .5 grams of crack cocaine.
21-year-old Keshon Woodard was jailed on March 26th after police found several types of narcotics in his vehicle while he was parked at Victory Fuel gas station with fake temp tags. when officers approached Woodard, they saw an empty holster in his waistband and asked him if there were any weapons in the car. He replied “yes” and gave officers permission to go through his glovebox to find his car registration.
Officers opened the passenger side door and saw marijuana buds on the floor and a small plastic bag of marijuana under the seat. Officers found the gun and ran the serial numbers. The gun came back stolen out of Russellville Kentucky. Officers continued searching the vehicle and found two more bags of marijuana totaling 5.4 grams. There were five tramadol pills and one oxycodone pill tied up in a baggie. Officers found two empty bottles of promethazine syrup and one full bottle, two scales a box of sandwich bags, and another fake temp tag.
Woodard told police he doesn’t sell drugs but if he did it would only be to his friends and family. He told the police that he got the tags from the dealership he bought the car from. Once thoroughly searched officers were informed that 7 grams of marijuana were found on him inside the jail.