On April 25th, 2018 at approximately 1:30 am, Johnson County Sheriffs Deputies were dispatched on a complaint concerning a suspicious white S-10 sitting out side of the Wildcat Grocery in the Flat Gap community. Deputies Jerry Wiley and Lauren O’Bryan arrived on scene and made contact with a male subject, 36-year-old Homer Dale Castle, who was sitting in the drivers seat of the white S-10. While talking with Castle, Deputy Wiley noticed signs of impairment. Wiley asked Castle if he had anything illegal on him or in the vehicle to which Castle answered no. Wiley then asked Castle if deputies could search his vehicle, to which Castle gave consent. When Castle got out of the vehicle, Deputies immediately noticed a white powdery substance on Castles clothing. Upon searching, O’Bryan found a needle in Castle’s jacket pocket as well as a bag full of needles in a backpack. Wiley found more needles, a loose pill, and a baggy containing a white crystal substance in the vehicle. Castle admitted to snorting Meth a few hours prior to this incident. Castle was also unable to provide any proof of insurance for the vehicle. Deputy J P Primm also responded to the complaint.
Castle was charged with:
1.)Failure to produce insurance card
2.) OPER MTR Vehicle U/influence
3.) Poss Cont Sub 1st deg 1st off (methamphetamine)
4.) Drug paraphernalia buy/poss
5.) Prescription cont sub not in proper container.