Strange: Swift water rescue call leads to four being charged in Lawrence County
LAWRENCBURG, Tenn. (WZTV) —
A strange situation in Lawrenceburg landed four people behind bars.
Rescue teams saved four people from floodwater, and then they ended up in jail.
The Lawrence County Sheriff's Office says they responded to a call about a car swept off the road, and when they got there they found four people sitting on top of it.
As deputies brought them to safety, they found a gun laying in the grass, digital scales and meth.
Deputies also say the car they were driving turned out to be stolen.
They all face multiple charges:
- Justin Evan Daniels, 18, of Lawrenceburg is charged with possession of schedule II for resale, possession of drug paraphernalia, and unlawful possession of a firearm during a dangerous felony and is being held under a $21,000 bond.
- Scott Allen Pufahl, 29, of Ethridge charged with possession of schedule II for resale and possession of drug paraphernalia and is being held on a $11,000 bond.
- Destiny Jade Springer, 19, of Lawrenceburg is charged with possession of schedule II for resale, possession of drug paraphernalia and 3 counts of reckless endangerment for operating the vehicle in the flood area with occupants. Springer is being held on a $28,000 bond.
- Andre Paul McNeal, 28, of Lawrenceburg is harged with possession of schedule II for resale and possession of drug paraphernalia. He;s being held on a $22,000 bond due to prior charges.