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Traffic stop results in arrests of three

Thursday, January 8, 2009

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Borders
A recent traffic stop for faulty taillights led to the arrest of three Brazil residents for various drug related charges.

Although there is an ongoing investigation, Brazil City Police Department Captain Terry Harrison and Police Chief Dave Archer were able to share some preliminary details with The Brazil Times.

Patrolman Jeremy Mace's officers pulled over a vehicle driven by Tom L. Borders, 46, in an area near the intersection of Ridge and Walnut streets shortly before 10 p.m., Monday.

According to officials and charging documentation at the Clay County Justice Center, during the stop Borders failed a field sobriety test performed Clay County Sheriff's Deputy James Switzer.

Afterwards, Borders refused to participate in chemical testing.

Borders was also found to be in possession of alleged drug paraphernalia and a large amount of cash.

Officers took Borders into custody and transported him to the CCJC on preliminary charges of operating a vehicle while intoxicated, refusal.

A passenger in the vehicle was apparently questioned and later released.

Meanwhile, officers used the information gathered during the traffic stop to obtain a search warrant for Borders' undisclosed Brazil residence.

During the search, officers from the BCPD and the Clay County Sheriff's Department located two individuals, Cassandra McDaniel and Tabitha Golden, inside the home where officers discovered an undisclosed amount of drugs and paraphernalia.

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Golden
Because of the items found during the search, additional charges were added to Borders booking information, including dealing methamphetamine and maintaining a common nuisance.

He was processed with a $50,000 cash bond (no 10 percent allowed) for the drug related charges and a $7,000 cash bond (with 10 percent allowed) for the OVWI charge.

Golden and McDaniel were arrested and transported to the Clay County Justice Center for booking.

Also facing a $50,000 cash bond (no 10 percent allowed), Golden was preliminary charged with dealing methamphetamine, possession of paraphernalia and maintaining a common nuisance.

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McDaniel
Booked on preliminary charges of visiting a common nuisance and possession of paraphernalia, McDaniel was processed with a $5,000 cash bond with 10 percent allowed.


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I hate to see this Tommy is a really good hearted man who always helps out his neighbors. His mother is one of the best woman you could ever know. They both have always helped me out whenever I needed it.

-- Posted by ape1 on Thu, Jan 8, 2009, at 10:14 PM

He is still a drug dealer. BPD and CCSD are going to take them all down one at a time.

-- Posted by IIVIIy Name Is on Fri, Jan 9, 2009, at 12:05 AM

great job brazil and clay county keep up the good work just another 3 off our streets to keep it safe

-- Posted by tylera1989 on Fri, Jan 9, 2009, at 5:11 AM

I could swear I just saw Cassandras name in the paper recently for possesion, how long do these people stay incarcertaed for.. I wonder if this is strike three or perharps 30?

-- Posted by ibclean76@yahoo.com on Fri, Jan 9, 2009, at 6:52 AM

Tommy is the son of Don Borders who was shot in Staunton.

-- Posted by george1 on Fri, Jan 9, 2009, at 7:01 AM

I find this picture of McDaniel to be so incredibly sad. Please get this woman some kind of help. Is there anything like a rehab or jail option here in Clay County? Perhaps a 6 month mandatory lock down rehabilitation center? She looks like she is about to die. So sad, yet I am grateful that the BPD are vigilant and doing their job handily. Way to go BPD and let's get meth out of this wonderful town.

-- Posted by karenmeister on Fri, Jan 9, 2009, at 7:16 AM

How can anyone look at McDaniel and still think meth and drugs are a good idea, Golden used to rent a house in the neighborhood and she spray painted a target on the roof of her car one day we thought it was out of boredom, but now I think her motivations were chemically motivated.

-- Posted by Centered on Fri, Jan 9, 2009, at 7:29 AM

Excellent job BPD and CCSD! Three more dirtbags off the street!

Everytime you hear of a drug bust by the BPD it is always Officers Mace, Bucklin, and Hill involved; these guys are a hell of a team!

-- Posted by Pro Se on Fri, Jan 9, 2009, at 7:48 AM

I agree with ibclean76. The lack of punishment is the problem! BPD and CCSD can arrest them but if our judges won't give them a sentence that locks them up at least long enough to get clean, they go right back to that lifestyle. Of course it's not a 'cure' for everyone but at least they may think twice before they go back to the same habits. These are addicts and they know that if they get caught all they will get is a slap on the wrist and obviously it's worth the risk for these people!

-- Posted by just thinking on Fri, Jan 9, 2009, at 7:54 AM

so what were they charged with possession or dealing because on the records page it says possession and in this article it says dealing??

-- Posted by ape1 on Fri, Jan 9, 2009, at 7:59 AM

This Meth problem seems to have gotten way out of hand. I knew the Borders family when Tommy was in grade school. It is sad to see people waste their life away on that crap.

-- Posted by riverman48 on Fri, Jan 9, 2009, at 10:17 AM

Way to go Mace, Bucklin, and Hill! You guys are a great team! Keep at it!

-- Posted by Criminology08 on Fri, Jan 9, 2009, at 10:52 AM

I agree with Karenm.... this is very sad. Drugs are destroying our world!!!!

-- Posted by sassypants on Fri, Jan 9, 2009, at 11:05 AM

I`ve heard that Tabitha Golden name before. Wasn`t she arrested last year or something? And what was that mans name who got shot out in staunton? Was it Donald Borders? And if so were they related? curious2day.

-- Posted by rooster1 on Fri, Jan 9, 2009, at 11:15 AM

I just read the article on Donald Borders and aswered my question. Sorry I sould read the whole paper before asking anything.

-- Posted by rooster1 on Fri, Jan 9, 2009, at 11:42 AM

Inquiring minds want to know is it man, woman or beast??

-- Posted by Hoss's Mom on Fri, Jan 9, 2009, at 1:24 PM

rooster1:

It was McDaniel's name you've seen. Same photo I think in late October's paper for forgery. These people are throwing their lives away. So sad.

-- Posted by Jenny Moore on Fri, Jan 9, 2009, at 2:04 PM

It's really sad to see what drugs do to a person. They could be court ordered to rehab, but if they truely don't want to get clean, they will be right back at it.

I wonder if the Tabitha Golden is any relation to Brend Golden?

-- Posted by th1953 on Fri, Jan 9, 2009, at 2:14 PM

-- Posted by Icareaboutbrazil on Fri, Jan 9, 2009, at 2:28 PM

Man!! If this is the face of meth the Brazil P.D. needs another dog to help stop the madness and as many Officers as they can afford this is an epidemic and the seriousness of the problem is evident on the face of Mcdaniel. Golden, you are holding up better at this time but, how can you continue to self destruct and end up looking like your friends, my condolences to your daughter, what a role model she has.

-- Posted by Ombudsman on Fri, Jan 9, 2009, at 5:05 PM

tommy borders is a great person and friend. his mother is a wonderful person as well. i think tommy got into the wrong people. as for his father don borders, well think about it, he said he met the man the day before, and that they played cards that night, one would assume he got the mans name for gods sake!!!!right!!!!!as for is it man, woman, or beast? well i just dont know, but very scary!!!!!

-- Posted by missy1667 on Fri, Jan 9, 2009, at 6:46 PM

tommy borders is a great person and friend. his mother is a wonderful person as well. i think tommy got into the wrong people. as for his father don borders, well think about it, he said he met the man the day before, and that they played cards that night, one would assume he got the mans name for gods sake!!!!right!!!!!as for is it man, woman, or beast? well i just dont know, but very scary!!!!!

-- Posted by missy1667 on Fri, Jan 9, 2009, at 6:51 PM

I agree with Ombudsman, we need another dog. Not because Officer Hill is doing a bad job, Officer Hill is doing a great job, but because these cases would just increase!

-- Posted by Criminology08 on Sat, Jan 10, 2009, at 9:05 AM

Good Work Brazil City and Clay County!! I like to hear you both are working together to keep the drug dealers and users away from our families. You all need a round of applause for getting this man away from our kids. Maybe he won't be able to make another addict out of another person because he will go away for a long time. Thanks for all your hard work BPD & CCSD!!!

-- Posted by truthandwisdom4u on Sun, Jan 11, 2009, at 11:15 AM

"tabby akways took care of her even if she was high."

Wow am I really reading this? Saying taking care of children and being high in the same sentence is an oxymoron, not possible. Call me crazy but it sounds like to me your mother didn't teach you anything!

-- Posted by Pro Se on Mon, Jan 12, 2009, at 11:03 AM

Sick... look at those pictures, they are sick! My mom taught me not to use drugs even when life sucked! What did your mom teach you? Obviously that criminal deviant conduct is alright and socially and morally just. I love all of them? Really? Love the drugs to? And... TOOK CARE OF THE KIDS EVEN WHEN SHE WAS HIGH???? I'm going to pretend I just didn't see that! Where is CPS when you need them? All probably do drugs? No! College education says different! Bite me in the ass? I think the drugs bit someone in the ass....

-- Posted by MensRea2008 on Mon, Jan 12, 2009, at 9:08 PM

krystalanello, wasn't your brother just in the paper?

-- Posted by IIVIIy Name Is on Mon, Jan 12, 2009, at 11:55 PM

something

-- Posted by Propria Persona on Tue, Jan 13, 2009, at 11:45 AM

Krystal:

The things you say on here is just going to keep the arguing going. To say "tabby always took care of her even if she was high" is very sad. I hope if you are doing the same things these people are, you look at their situations and learn from their mistakes and try to change yourself before you go down their road. I do not mean any disrespect for you or them, but they made bad choices that weren't good for them, you, their children, or society. Just think about it.

-- Posted by knightmom on Tue, Jan 13, 2009, at 6:37 PM

You have never been...

...yet.

-- Posted by Propria Persona on Wed, Jan 14, 2009, at 10:06 AM

Oh Honey.... You need to stop typing and get back on the road to reality!

-- Posted by sassypants on Wed, Jan 14, 2009, at 10:07 AM

The correct grammar for that would be, I've never been though, or I haven't ever been, yet.

-- Posted by Criminology08 on Wed, Jan 14, 2009, at 3:17 PM

Last time I checked, no one makes others do drugs. They made the choice to do the drugs, therefore they have brought the criticism among themselves. I personally hope that they get the maximum sentence, maybe the time in jail will detox them and help them to recover from the path of life that they are on.

-- Posted by Mr. D on Wed, Jan 14, 2009, at 4:49 PM

Krystal- If you are her friend then you should be making sure that she gets the help she needs. Getting on message boards and trying to defend her is not doing her any justice. She needs to take responsibility for her actions. The comment about her being a good mother even if she was on drugs is insane. All of the time spent on drugs could have been spent with her children, not to mention the physical effects on the children from being exposed. Did you stand by or did you report her for the drug abuse? If you knew about the use of drugs around those children and did nothing than you (in my opinion) are to blame as well. Another thing that irritates me is that my tax money is now going to pay for a vacation to jail and foster homes for children that did not deserve the cards they have been dealt (that is if she was not already receiving gov. asst.) You also go on to say that we do not know their lives. Give me a break many people have had bad lives and do not turn out to be criminals. I know this from experience, but as adults we have choices and do not have to follow in our parents footsteps.

-- Posted by ProudWifeOfASoldier on Wed, Jan 14, 2009, at 11:01 PM

-- Posted by Icareaboutbrazil on Thu, Jan 15, 2009, at 9:40 AM


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