It all started with a traffic stop, Lawrenceburg Police pulled over a teenage driver. Police say they found pot in the car, so they followed up at his parents house.
Lawrenceburg Police asked to search the Dove Drive home, and according to a report they eventually found a stash of marijuana, pills and guns.
"It's a safe quiet neighborhood, so we think. And then you find out stuff like that's going on. It does worry me because I want what's best for my kids and my family," said Amanda Gritton, who lives near the Brown's home.
Gritton has lived in the neighborhood several years and says, unfortunately, these charges don't surprise her.
But what did surprise the mother of two, was to learn that the parents of the teen, Karen and Hershel Brown, allegedly sold pot to him.
"As a mother now I would never want to do anything like that that would hurt my children or put them in that position, but I guess everybody entitled to their own lifestyle," Gritton said.
"We see things on a daily basis, but its still disturbing when we see drugs and juveniles, especially when its drugs and juveniles they have received from their parents. Nothing prepares us for that," said acting Lawrenceburg Police Chief Chris Atkins.
"From the report I read, and from the information I got from the officer, was times were hard, in a nutshell. That's what we were told, times were hard," said Atkins, referring to the reason why the pot was sold to the teenager.
Police say Karen Brown also told them she would rather her son smoke real marijuana opposed to synthetic.
Hershel Brown was arrested at the home for terroristic threatening and resisting arrest. Both Karen and Hershel Brown have been charged with trafficking a controlled substance and unlawful transaction with a minor.
According to the police report, the Brown's 17-year-old son bought the pot from his parents for $120.
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