A Hopkinsville woman was arrested at 8:50 p.m. Tuesday while at a home on South Clay Street for charges of drug trafficking and gun possession following the search of the home she was in.
According to a Hopkinsville Police Department report, officers arrived at the home attempting to locate Sarah V. Hirth, 29, to serve an active warrant for her arrest.
Police observed Hirth exiting the home and were able to arrest her; however, after she was placed in police custody, she reportedly told officers that the home did not belong to her. Officers searched the home from the homeowner to determine if Hirth had left any items in the home, according to the report.
The search revealed a scale, handgun, pills and methamphetamine along with bank cards with Hirth's name on them.
Hirth was arrested on a Christian County warrant for failure to appear. She was additionally charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, first-degree trafficking in meth, possession of a handgun by a convicted felon and second-degree possession of a drug unspecified.
In other reports
• Byron S. Williams, 38, Hopkinsville, was arrested just before midnight Tuesday while on South Main Street and charged with first-degree possession of meth, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana, according to an HPD report.
This information was obtained through police, police reports or the Christian County Jail. Readers are reminded that a charge is only an accusation and everyone is entitled to the presumption of innocence until proven guilty in a court of law.