Felony charges have been filed against the following people by the Crawford County Prosecuting Attorney’s office.
John Wendell Abernathy, Jr., 51, of Leasburg, stands charged with class D felony possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine). On September 30, during a traffic stop, a Crawford County Sherriff’s deputy allegedly located a pack of cigarettes containing meth in the passenger side door compartment of the vehicle. Abernathy had been the passenger during the stop. He denied ownership of the cigarette pack, however.