Kentucky Cabinet for Family and Health Services employee arrested in Edmonson County

An employee with the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services has been arrested for drug possession and public intoxication. 

According to a news release from the Edmonson County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to the parking lot of the Kentucky Cabinet for Family and Health services in Brownsville, for a possible intoxicated person.

Once they arrived, deputies say they found Stacy Collins, 35, a Cabinet employee, passed out behind the wheel of a vehicle. 

Deputies say Collins admitted to snorting methamphetamine earlier in the day and produced a small baggie that she said contained methamphetamine. 

Deputies say they also found a cellophane wrapper in the floorboard of her vehicle, and a rolled-up $5 bill, both containing drug residue.

Collins was arrested for public intoxication-controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance. 

Collins was lodged in the Hart County Jail.