WEBSTER COUNTY, KENTUCKY (NewsFirst) — On February 19th, 2024 at approximately 12:36 p.m., Deputy Aaron Elder was on routine patrol in the city limits of Sebree, when he observed Patrick Richmond walking near the intersection of US 41 and KY 370 E. Deputy A. Elder had knowledge of an outstanding emergency protective order that was unserved on Patrick Richmond.

Deputy A. Elder made contact with Richmond to serve him with the outstanding protective order.

Upon further investigation, Deputy A. Elder discovered a quantity of methamphetamine inside a suspected methamphetamine smoking device in Richmond’s property, along with Richmond being in possession of a prescription drug not prescribed to him.

Patrick Richmond was taken into custody without incident and was lodged in the Webster County Detention Center on the following charges:

1. Possession of Controlled Substance 1st Degree 1st Offense (Methamphetamine)

2. Drug Paraphernalia (Buy or Possess)

3. Illegal Possession of a Legend Drug

Deputy A. Elder was assisted on scene by Sheriff William Braden.