Deputies responding to stranded motorist call find drugs & paraphernalia


May 23rd, 2013 by Ric Hanson

Sheriff’s deputies responding to a report of a stranded motorist in Fremont County early this (Thursday) morning, ended-up arresting two people on drug charges. According to the Fremont County Sheriff’s Office, 21-year-old Sierra Adkins, of Clarinda, was arrested at around 2:50-a.m. about five-miles east of Riverton, for drug-related public intoxication. 

Upon further investigation, deputies located in the vehicle, about three grams of methamphetamine, baggies, a scale and numerous other items of drug paraphernalia. They also arrested 39-year-old Heath McClarnon, of Clarinda, for possession of a controlled substance with the intent to deliver/methamphetamine, carrying a loaded firearm, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

McClarnon was being held in the Fremont County Jail on $50,000 bond, while Adkins’ bond was set at $300. She was being held in the Montgomery County Jail.